Substance Abuse Portland ME

Alcohol poisoning is a result of substance abuse that is often over-looked. Alcohol poisoning occurs when alcohol is consumed excessively and begins to adversely affect bodily functions. In severe cases, the body can completely shut down and the person will succumb to cardiac arrest.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a large growing problem in our society. Substance abuse basically means using drugs and alcohol in excess. This can include legal and illegal drugs, prescribed and over the counter drugs and even the use of chemicals as inhalants such as glues and solvents.

Recreational substance abuse is the excessive use of drugs for the only purpose of having a good time. This could include using drugs or alcohol at a party with friends. These activities can lead to addiction and harm to one’s body. This could be as serious as a seizure, stroke, heart attack or complete respiratory failure, which ends in death.

Alcohol poisoning is a result of substance abuse that is often over-looked. Alcohol poisoning occurs when alcohol is consumed excessively and begins to adversely affect bodily functions. In severe cases, the body can completely shut down and the person will succumb to cardiac arrest.

Using inhalants (also know as huffing) is very dangerous. The inhalant cuts off the oxygen supply to the user. The active ingredients are often very flammable which when used in a poorly ventilated area can cause to an explosion. Inhalants are a quick way to kill some brain cells.

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