Alcohol Treatment Portland ME

Alcoholism has been defined by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a disease in that it is chronic, progressive and fatal if left untreated. Alcoholism knows no boundaries. It crosses age, race, sex, culture, background and socioeconomic status. The university professor standing at the front of the classroom is just as likely to be afflicted with alcoholism as the college student sitting in the back.

Transitions Counseling Inc
(888) 773-8886
222 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alcohol Treatment

Alcoholism has been defined by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a disease in that it is chronic, progressive and fatal if left untreated. Alcoholism knows no boundaries. It crosses age, race, sex, culture, background and socioeconomic status. The university professor standing at the front of the classroom is just as likely to be afflicted with alcoholism as the college student sitting in the back.

The good news is that alcoholism is treatable with varying degrees of success. It is always the individual who determines how successful alcohol treatment is and their degree of willingness is usually dependent upon the severity of consequences related to their drinking. Most people struggling with alcoholism are unaware they are in the grips of a powerful disease. They make any number of attempts to control it and quite often believe that they can be successful at it. But alcoholism has been described as “cunning, baffling and powerful.” Left to their own devices, those who are in the grips of addiction will likely stay rooted in denial and keep drinking in spite of great devastation wrecked upon themselves and those they love.

Alcoholism is characterized by a powerful obsession and craving for alcohol. This can be unbearable to the point where nothing short of a jail cell can keep an individual from taking a drink. Due to the nature of the disease and the powerful cravings of mind and body, it often takes professional help to arrest alcoholism. Inpatient...

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