Oxycontin Addiction Portland ME

Oxycontin is an opiate that depresses the central nervous system by acting on opioid receptors. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, which comes from the poppy plant. Treatment for Oxycontin addiction should not be taken lightly as it is a very difficult and long process to fully recover.

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oxycontin Addiction

Due to the large influx of doctors prescribing pain medications and the potency of the drugs being prescribed, it has become easier and easier to become addicted to drugs like Oxycontin. Although Oxycontin is very effective at relieving severe and chronic pain usually associated with injuries and terminal diseases, it is unfortunately extremely addictive. In this day of a “pill solves everything,” doctors are more likely to just haphazardly assign medication to patients without looking at more holistic causes. As with the increase in addictions, treatment for Oxycontin addiction is increasing as well.

Oxycontin is an opiate that depresses the central nervous system by acting on opioid receptors. Opiates are drugs derived from opium, which comes from the poppy plant. Treatment for Oxycontin addiction should not be taken lightly as it is a very difficult and long process to fully recover.

Find Treatment for Oxycontin Addiction

Treatment for Oxycontin addiction is crucial. The potency of the drug makes it easy to overdose. Treatment will include checking into a rehabilitation center where staff and other patients will provide support through the detoxification process which in the case of Oxycontin detoxification can be very painful and even traumatic. Long term treatment may include joining a support group to talk about the addiction with others who are going through the same thing as you. Friends and family members should help in the recovery process my providing ...

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