Skip to content

Options that fit your needs and accept your insurance.

  • Real-time help available 24/7.
  • Instantly check rehab coverage.
  • Personalized admissions guidance.
(888) 674-0062

Confidential Admissions Guidance

Get Help Now

Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr

Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr

Drug Rehab Center in South Portland, Maine

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr is an addiction treatment facility in South Portland, Maine that offers comprehensive treatment programs, including detox, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and aftercare support, for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction.

About This South Portland, ME Facility

Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr is an addiction treatment facility located in South Portland, Maine. As an accredited facility by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Discovery House offers comprehensive treatment programs for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction. Their services include various levels of care such as detox, outpatient, intensive outpatient, and aftercare support. Private health insurance is accepted, making their programs accessible to a wide range of individuals seeking help and recovery.

At Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr, individuals can expect to receive a range of services tailored to their specific needs. Their programs focus on treating opioid addiction and substance abuse through evidence-based practices and personalized care. The facility offers detoxification services to safely manage withdrawal symptoms, followed by outpatient programs that provide counseling, therapy, and educational resources. Additionally, they provide intensive outpatient programs for those requiring more structured treatment. With a strong emphasis on aftercare support, Discovery House ensures that individuals have access to ongoing assistance and resources to maintain their recovery journey.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Accreditations


    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence.

    Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety can require weeks or months of professional care at Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr in South Portland.

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them.

    Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.

    Levels of Care Offered

    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.

    Detox is the stage of recovery where the drugs or alcohol are fully removed from your body. As you stop using, your body metabolizes the last dose or drink and starts sending triggers to your brain to get more. These cues lead to cravings. If additional substances are not obtained you begin to go through withdrawal. Your body begins to reset chemical pathways and other metabolic processes begin which can be extremely uncomfortable.

    There are two different ways to detox, with medications and without. Depending on your level of addiction and what you are using, you may need medical supervision. For many drugs and alcohol, the acute phase of detox can be completed in a number of days. Cravings and certain longer-term withdrawal symptoms may remain for longer as your body completely rids itself of the drug and relearns how to function without it.

    An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr, 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 treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in Maine include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

    Aftercare support plays an important role when sustaining a patient’s full recovery at Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr. Patients also receive assistance in making living arrangements in halfway houses. Career counseling is available for those who want a fresh start. There are also local community programs in South Portland, ME such as Alcoholics Anonymous.

    Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr‘s Therapies & Programs

    Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.

    Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

    Group therapy is a type of counseling at Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr in South Portland, ME that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

    As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr in South Portland, ME provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in Maine communicate and express their emotions well.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) has short term results for addicts. Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr gives patients the tools to deal with their emotions using a method called ‘rational self-counseling’. It aims to help them move forward with their lives without having to deal with ongoing 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
  • Is your insurance accepted?
    Ask an expert, call (888) 674-0062

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr Location and Directions
    Address Information400 Western Avenue
    South Portland, Maine 04106 Phone Number(833) 929-1748 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
    Staff Verified

    Patient Reviews

    There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write one.

    South Portland, 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.

    Cumberland County, Maine, a picturesque coastal region known for its stunning landscapes and vibrant communities, has been grappling with a growing drug epidemic. From 2019 to 2020, the county witnessed a staggering 32% surge in drug overdose deaths, with the number rising from 380 to 504. Tragically, over 85% of these overdoses in 2022 involved the potent and often deadly opioid, fentanyl.

    Treatment in Nearby Cities
    Centers near Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr
    Discovery House - South Portland
    400 Western Avenue, South Portland, ME, 04106
    Day One - Long Creek Youth Development Center
    675 Westbrook Street, South Portland, ME, 04106
    71 U.S. Route 1 Suite E, Scarborough, ME 04074
    1 Delta Drive Suite A, Westbrook, ME 04092
    Cap Quality Care
    1 Delta Drive, Westbrook, ME, 04092
    Crossroads - Back Cove Women's Residential
    575 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME, 04101
    30 Mellen street, Portland, ME, 04101
    Liberty Bay Recovery Center - Augusta
    835 Forest Avenue, Augusta, ME, 04103
    Liberty Bay Recovery - Portland
    343 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME, 04101

    The facility name, logo and brand are the property and registered trademarks of Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr, and are being used for identification and informational purposes only. Use of these names, logos and brands shall not imply endorsement. is not affiliated with or sponsored by Discovery House of South Portland Comprehensive Tr.