The Basics of Drug Rehab Gorham ME

Drug rehab facilities are intended to detox a person from alcohol and drug addiction and introduce them to a new way of life without drugs and alcohol in a supervised environment. While this is accomplished through a variety of methods, the initial phase of drug rehab is to sever the physical dependence which can take from 3 to 10 days depending upon the severity of the addiction.

Spring Harbor Hospital
(888) 524-0080
123 Andover Road
Westbrook, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Recovery Center at Mercy Hospital
(207) 879-3600
40 Park Road
Westbrook, ME
Hotline
(207) 879-3600
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Danzig Counseling Services PA
(207) 893-0000
936 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Recovery Associates of Southern Maine
(207) 892-7797
774 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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Cap Quality Care Inc
(207) 856-7227
1 Delta Drive
Westbrook, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Counseling Services Inc
(207) 282-1500
12 Westbrook Common
Westbrook, ME
Hotline
(888) 568-1112
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Crossroads for Women
(207) 892-2192
114 Main Street
Windham, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Adventure Counseling
(207) 642-4956
110 Tandberg Trail
Windham, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Transitions Counseling Inc
(207) 396-5335
636 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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The Basics of Drug Rehab

Drug rehab facilities are intended to detox a person from alcohol and drug addiction and introduce them to a new way of life without drugs and alcohol in a supervised environment. While this is accomplished through a variety of methods, the initial phase of drug rehab is to sever the physical dependence which can take from 3 to 10 days depending upon the severity of the addiction. Following physical detox, the majority of time spent at a drug rehab is to sever the psychological addiction and instill a new way of living sober.

Drug Rehab Detox

Drugs and/or alcohol must be removed from the body through a process called detox. Just quitting drugs or alcohol can be dangerous. The body has come to rely on the presence of a chemical and when it is removed, the body revolts. Withdrawal symptoms can range from headaches to seizures and everything in between. For this reason, medically supervised detox at a state-licensed drug rehab facility or hospital is advised.

Drug Rehab Evaluation

Once the body is physically stabilized, the client can be given a clinical evaluation to determine past history of drugs and alcohol use, physical health, emotional issues or trauma, chemical imbalance and family dynamics. This will help the treatment team at the drug rehab devise a treatment plan that is tailored to you. This plan will generally consist of drug and alcohol counseling and education. It may also include individual sessions with a psychologist, psychiatrist, marriage & fami...

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