AMHC - Houlton

AMHC - Houlton

Drug Rehab Center in Houlton, Maine

About This Maine Facility

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Opened in 1964, AMHC - Houlton, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, individualized care providing 3+ levels of care and 13 drug treatment options, in Houlton, ME. This Non-Profit location offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance. At AMHC - Houlton, self-pay is available.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Houlton, ME. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as AMHC - Houlton, to help you heal.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at AMHC - Houlton to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Houlton, ME

    Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at AMHC - Houlton in Houlton, ME requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.

    Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Crisis, Drug Addiction, Medication Management, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Peer Support, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse Assessments Testing Evaluation 

    Levels of Care Offered at AMHC - Houlton

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Detox

    Detox is a drug rehab process that is designed to remove the drug addict from the drug safely. The problem with solely using detox as a sobriety tool is that it alone provides no therapy or counseling. If a person goes through detox and returns to their everyday life, they may begin using again once the detox has worn off.

    Detox does not help with cravings, so for some addicts, this can be extremely difficult and should be both done and supervised by medical professionals. Aftercare is crucial, so selecting a facility that offers additional services is important.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at AMHC - Houlton, targets those who need intensive treatment but would rather get it in the comfort of their homes. The treatment programs vary in duration and intensity. They can be tailored to suit the patient’s needs.

    Outpatient Program

    When remaining at their job in Houlton, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing AMHC - Houlton‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Houlton, Maine patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). AMHC - Houlton‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at AMHC - Houlton.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Houlton, ME and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at AMHC - Houlton. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve AMHC - Houlton managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers in Maine have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. Because of this, most treatment plans follow a similar pattern when broken down.

    The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.

    The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Case Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Matrix Model, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    AMHC - Houlton Location and Directions
    Address Information11 Mill Street
    Houlton, Maine 04730 Phone Number(207) 532-6523 Meta DetailsUpdated January 17, 2023
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    AMHC - Houlton Location and Directions
    Location

    11 Mill Street
    Houlton, Maine 04730

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit

    Aroostook Mental Health Center (AMHC)

    Language
    English

    Houlton, Maine Addiction Information

    Prescription opioid abuse is the most common form of substance abuse in Maine. More than 10% of these residents have also admitted to using prescription drugs for non-medical purposes. Between 2013 and 2014, 4 out of every 5 deaths in Maine were caused by illicit drugs. One in five high school students in Maine uses marijuana every single month.

    The drug addiction problem in Houlton, Maine is relatively small compared to other parts of the country. However, there are still people who struggle with addiction and need help getting clean. There are a few different drug rehab centers in the area that can assist. Some of the services offered at these facilities include detox, counseling, and medication-assisted treatment.

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