Drug Treatment Programs Portland ME

Drug treatment programs deal with pathological substance abuse disorders. This is serious stuff. There are extensive treatments available, but no matter how expensive or fancy or professional they are, none of them will work until the user has decided once and for all to quit. Programs are, in fact, geared to helping guide the substance abuser to just such a revelation, providing activities and therapies that lead to personal insights.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Drug Treatment Programs

The history of drug treatment programs has been particularly barbaric. We are fortunate that contemporary drug treatment programs are much improved and that they consider the condition and welfare of the substance abuser instead of simply putting them in a straight jacket in a padded cell. (At least they don’t drill holes in people’s heads any more!) Now the latest technologies enable researchers to actually view the workings of people’s brains and understand specifics of chemical dependency.

Drug treatment programs deal with pathological substance abuse disorders. This is serious stuff. There are extensive treatments available, but no matter how expensive or fancy or professional they are, none of them will work until the user has decided once and for all to quit. Programs are, in fact, geared to helping guide the substance abuser to just such a revelation, providing activities and therapies that lead to personal insights. It all comes down to the point where a decision must be made, where the user must look at himself in a mirror and make the ultimate commitment to sobriety.

It is a hard truth to come to. It takes a significant degree of courage for the substance abuser to be able to trust a facility during the detoxification process. It is one reason that choosing the right facility is so crucial. The drug treatment program must provide a safe environment for detox, with complete medical supervision by qualified and caring professionals at a time when t...

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