Help for Alcoholics Portland ME

If you're concerned that you're an alcoholic and need help, consider talking to your doctor. No, don't feel ashamed about it. Believe me, your doctor has heard it all and wants to help you be healthy.

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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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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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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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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Transitions Counseling Inc
(888) 773-8886
222 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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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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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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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Help for Alcoholics

If you’ve hit bottom and realize that you’re an alcoholic, help is close by. There are hundreds of treatment centers , support groups and counselors that are ready to give you a hand to become clean and sober.

If you’re concerned that you’re an alcoholic and need help, consider talking to your doctor. No, don’t feel ashamed about it. Believe me, your doctor has heard it all and wants to help you be healthy. He can take a physical inventory and help you decide if you need to go through detox to stop drinking. If you do decide that you want to stop drinking, remember that you really do need to do it under a doctor’s supervision, anyway. Depending on how heavily you’ve been drinking, you may find the symptoms will need a physician’s care to help make you more comfortable during the seven to ten day detox period. You’re unlikely to be the first person who has turned to your doctor for alcoholic help, and he will be able to prescribe medicine that will make the detox period more comfortable.

Alcoholic Help is There for You

After you have gone through detox , you will be able to get alcoholic help from several sorts of therapy. Group therapy is often useful for alcoholic help as you can share your experiences with others who have been through the same thing you have. Many people find that they are ashamed of being alcoholics and being able to talk to someone who has been through the same thing can alleviate that negative self-image and can go a long way towards rebuilding yo...

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