Drug Abuse Treatment Centers Portland ME

Frankly, a drug abuse treatment center isn’t some advertisement cooked up by Quentin Tarantino in a multi-media boardroom; it’s a very real hospital facility engaged in the serious business of trying to save the lives of desperate people on the fast track to self destruction. The best facilities use a holistic approach of spiritualism, community support, behavior modification and medical detox treatment.

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

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Drug Abuse Treatment Centers

Advertisements show drug abuse treatment centers that are usually one of two extreme types; one looks like some kind of prison. Prison bed. Prison uniforms. Prison bars. Prison staff. The other type looks like a cross between a college campus and a sixties group encounter vacation with focus groups held on emerald green lawns by beautiful people in rainbow punctuated artsy-craftsy cotton.

Drug Abuse Treatment Centers vary widely

Neither is remotely close to the truth. Prisons would be too harsh an environment for complete healing, and encounter groups would be too self indulgent. Frankly, a drug abuse treatment center isn’t some advertisement cooked up by Quentin Tarantino in a multi-media boardroom; it’s a very real hospital facility engaged in the serious business of trying to save the lives of desperate people on the fast track to self destruction. The best facilities use a holistic approach of spiritualism, community support, behavior modification and medical detox treatment .

Medical treatment takes care of any biological imbalances, but it doesn’t teach you not to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. That kind of education comes from supports like behavior modification training which enforces healthy choices. If you weaken, spiritualism is all quite good to keep you on track; but sometime if the spirit is weak, community support can boost you back on track. One of the reasons a combination of approaches like this works so well is due to the ...

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