After Drug Rehab Portland ME

Living life after drug rehab is not the same as it was before drug rehab, hopefully. In drug rehab, you learn about the nature of your disease and how triggers can trip you up.

Community Substance Abuse Centers
(207) 221-2292
2300 Congress Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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YAI
(207) 874-1060
54 Maple Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Transitions Counseling Inc
(888) 773-8886
222 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Access Team
(207) 780-0020
576 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Top of the Hill Counseling
(207) 780-8999
142 High Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Catholic Charities Maine
(207) 775-5671x5320
250 Anderson Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French

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City of Portland/Portland Public Hlth
(207) 874-8445
20 Portland Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Portland VA Clinic
(207) 771-3500
73 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Serenity House Inc
(207) 774-2722
30 Mellen Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Crossroads for Women
(207) 773-9931
66 Pearl Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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After Drug Rehab

After Drug Rehab

Before you go into drug rehab, you’re just thinking about getting sober. After drug rehab, you’re thinking about staying sober. This is where the hard part begins.
Drug rehab is not a magic cure-all. It severs your physical dependence on drugs or alcohol through detox. While this can be uncomfortable, most symptoms will have subsided by the time you leave drug rehab. The psychological dependence takes much longer to sever, sometimes years. It’s during this time that you have to remain vigilant for anything that could throw you off balance and cost you your sobriety.

Living Life After Drug Rehab

Living life after drug rehab is not the same as it was before drug rehab, hopefully. In drug rehab, you learn about the nature of your disease and how triggers can trip you up. Usually after drug rehab people change some things to protect their sobriety. It could be the people you used to hang out with, your job, where you live and even what you do for hobbies. In fact, you may find out that you really don’t have any hobbies and it’s time to develop some! After drug rehab, people find that they have a lot more time on their hands and they have to find a healthy way to fill it. Unstructured time and boredom can lead right back to drugs or alcohol.
Whereas you may have thought all you had to do was go to drug rehab to end your drug addiction, you will find that living life after drug rehab takes work. There are relationships to rebuild with others and with yoursel...

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