Battling Addiction Portland ME

To beat addiction, it must be attacked from all sides. Emotional and physical pain is a very real part of beating addiction, but they are necessary parts of the healing process. Addiction can be deadly, and it’s important for people to know that at a certain point, they cannot win their battles alone.

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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Northeast Occupational Exchange
(207) 553-7056
62 Elm Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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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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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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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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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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Battling Addiction

Do you know how to define addiction? It is a disease. Addiction has the power to take over your body and mind, forcing you to be dependant on something. For many, a powerful addiction is dealing with the abuse of drugs and alcohol. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Seeking treatment at a medical facility is one of the best options someone can make to beat an addiction. These treatment facilities keep the person away from the influence of drugs and alcohol while the body is allowed to detoxify itself. Riding the body of the very thing that is tearing it apart is the first step to gaining control.

Once the body is cleansed, the healing may begin. To beat addiction, it must be attacked from all sides. Emotional and physical pain is a very real part of beating addiction, but they are necessary parts of the healing process. Addiction can be deadly, and it’s important for people to know that at a certain point, they cannot win their battles alone. That is why we have programs and facilities in place to assist people who have decided to make a choice for recovery.

Addiction Doesn’t Have to Win

When you feel like you’re in your darkest hour, don’t give in to addiction. Look at your surroundings and think about what your addiction has cost you. Think about what could be yet to come. Don’t give in to the very thing that placed you in your dark situation. If you’re the friend or a loved one of someone who has a problem with drugs or alcohol, your support will be a valuable...

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