Drug Rehab and Acupuncture Portland ME

The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes the benefits of acupuncture in treating a variety of ailments. Acupuncture in drug rehab, and in particular ear acupuncture, has gained ground in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. This assists in minimizing the sometimes uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety and restlessness associated with withdrawal while increasing an overall sense of calm.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Drug Rehab and Acupuncture

The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes the benefits of acupuncture in treating a variety of ailments. Acupuncture in drug rehab, and in particular ear acupuncture, has gained ground in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. This assists in minimizing the sometimes uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety and restlessness associated with withdrawal while increasing an overall sense of calm. Acupuncture and drug rehab combined with traditional methods of recovery, such as the 12-steps originated by co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, offers a more comprehensive approach to addiction treatment .

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture accesses natural channels of energy in the body. These channels can get blocked through emotional trauma, abuse and damage by drugs and alcohol. The needles used in acupuncture access these channels along certain points in the body and “unblock” the energy, allowing it to flow freely through the body. Blocked energy in the body can result in a host of ailments, including stagnated blood, headaches, digestion, depression, anxiety and insomnia. Herbal remedies may also accompany acupuncture treatments to help bring the body back into balance.

The Benefits of Acupuncture in Drug Rehab

The benefits of acupuncture and drug rehab have been proven in a variety of studies, most notably in Minneapolis where a controlled research team determined a group was 93% effective in completing an acupuncture and drug rehab program as compared ...

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