Our team works with people based on their individuality, their choices, and their individual support plan (ISP) created by a collaborative team of qualified mental health professionals. Most importantly, their ISP is developed based on the choices of the individual desiring service.

About Us

Ocean Way Mental Health Agency provides services to men and women, 18-70 years of age with a major mental health diagnosis that may include, among others:

  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood disorders, including Bi-polar and Depressive Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Substance-related Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Co-occurring Disorders

We serve individuals living in the greater Thomaston community independently or with others, people in facilities, people coming out of the hospital or who are leaving jail, and people with behavioral or legal issues who meet eligibility criteria.

We will consider all referrals and individuals in need.  We welcome self-referrals.  Please visit our website or call us at 354-8184.

We support and encourage the use of our Community Mental Health Warm-Line at: (207-594-2541)

Mission Statement

Ocean Way Mental Health Agency will value each person it serves as a unique individual with the capacity for personal growth, change and development. All individuals shall be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve, and assisted in reaching their personal potential. Most importantly, OWMHA shall recognize each consumer’s voice and respect their choices. OWMHA will provide high-quality mental health services and preserve its quality as a company through its reputation and sound business practices.

OWMHA is designed and managed to work directly with consumers in promoting their wellbeing through provision of high-quality mental health care. We will hold their confidentiality to the highest of standards. All staff within OWMHA will utilize psychosocial rehabilitation principles and practices.

OWMHA is licensed by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. OWMHA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin, in its admissions, activities or employment practices.


Ocean Way Mental Health Agency is a relatively new agency; however, the owner and President has 25 years of experience in hospital and community services, and currently owns and has operated two licensed residential facilities for the past 17 years. Village Soup honored these facilities as the “Best of the Best” for the past two years. Ocean Way Mental Health Agency continues to grow and add services as mental health services evolve.

Our Staff Our staff includes Case Managers and Daily Living Support Specialists who work under the supervision of our Clinical Director. All staff are Certified Mental Health Rehabilitation Technicians (MHRT) who receive ongoing training and supervisory support.

About Laurie: Laurie Tardiff is a young hearted woman with an entrepreneurial spirit. When she opened her first mental health services facility at the age of 27 she had worked in the field on many different levels and loved working with people. Laurie enjoys teaching new skills to those she works with and watching them grow.



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