What are the Hazardous Risks Caused by Ecstasy Use? Portland ME

Contrary to rumors, Ecstasy is not an aphrodisiac and can actually inhibit sexual performance. Ecstasy affects people differently. Depending on size, weight, health, dosage and other drugs being used, the reaction can be mild or very severe. Ecstasy is distributed in tablet form and is often imprinted with graphic designs or commercial logos.

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
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French

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Crossroads for Women
(207) 773-9931
66 Pearl Street
Portland, ME
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Serenity House Inc
(207) 774-2722
30 Mellen Street
Portland, ME
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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
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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
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Substance abuse
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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Access Team
(207) 780-0020
576 Saint John Street
Portland, ME
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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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City of Portland/Portland Public Hlth
(207) 874-8445
20 Portland Street
Portland, ME
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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
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
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DUI/DWI offenders

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What are the Hazardous Risks Caused by Ecstasy Use?

Ecstasy is naturally similar to other amphetamines and hallucinogens drugs. It stimulates the nervous system and acts as a mood enhancer. Also referred to as “the love drug”, Ecstasy often makes the user feel good, happy and relaxed - at least at first. Users tend to think Ecstasy is “harmless fun,” but it does pose serious health risks. Researchers are learning more all of the time about the damage Ecstasy causes. What is already known about Ecstasy, including the brain damage and fatalities it causes? “Pure” Ecstasy is uncommon. Batches frequently contain heroin, LSD, amphetamines and other assorted toxic impurities which are used as fillers.

Dangers of Ectasy Use

Contrary to rumors, Ecstasy is not an aphrodisiac and can actually inhibit sexual performance. Ecstasy affects people differently. Depending on size, weight, health, dosage and other drugs being used, the reaction can be mild or very severe. Ecstasy is distributed in tablet form and is often imprinted with graphic designs or commercial logos.

Additional Information on Ecstasy: In 2000, more than 6.4 million people age 12 and older reported that they have used Ecstasy at least once in their lives, Ecstasy is popular among middle-class adolescents and young adults, Ecstasy is sold primarily at legitimate nightclubs and bars, at underground nightclubs sometimes called “acid houses,” or at all-night parties known as “raves.”, The vast majority of Ecstasy consumed do...

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