Drug Counseling Portland ME

As you evaluate a potential counselor, there are some questions that you should ask that may provide valuable insight into how good a match the counselor is for you. You can ask for further details during the initial phone call to the counselor (usually the first phone call is quite brief and primarily focused on setting a first appointment), or during your first meeting.

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

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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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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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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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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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Drug Counseling

Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors help addicts that have problems with alcohol and drugs. They counsel addicts who are addicted to drugs, helping them identify behavioral problems related to their addiction. Counseling may be done on a one on one basis, but is frequently done in a group setting. Substance abuse counselors will often also work with addict’s family members; who are directly affected by the behavioral problems and addictions of their loved ones. Counselors also conduct programs aimed at preventing addictions.

Choosing the right Drug Counselor

As you evaluate a potential counselor, there are some questions that you should ask that may provide valuable insight into how good a match the counselor is for you. You can ask for further details during the initial phone call to the counselor (usually the first phone call is quite brief and primarily focused on setting a first appointment), or during your first meeting. Basic questions to ask that will help you decide if a drug counselor is right for you include:

1. What expertise do they have with dealing with addicts and drug addiction?

2. What do they think is usually the cause of most addict’s problems?

3. What are their fees?

4. What would my appointment schedule be?

When you feel confident that a particular drug counselor’s overall qualifications meets your needs, you’re ready for your first appointment. You might be feeling nervous during this initial...

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