Discovery House - South Portland
Drug Rehab Center in South Portland, Maine
About Discovery House - South Portland in Maine
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Discovery House - South Portland is an Accredited Drug Treatment Facility in South Portland, Maine that offers Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse Treatments for those seeking sobriety. A few of the levels of care offered here are Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, and tailored to each individual.
This center accepts women and men.
When weighing your treatment options, accredited and licensed facilities are encouraged over those without. You can also find Discovery House - South Portland listed in the national SAMHSA database. Medicaid, Self-Payment are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. We were unable to find additional payment methods for this facility, and can not verify if they accept health insurance.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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 at Discovery House - South Portland
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any drug. This includes alcohol, medications, and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction. Substance abuse is a severe problem that can be successfully treated with a variety of therapies. Discovery House - South Portland treatment uses a combination of therapies along with other resources to overcome substance abuse.
Alcoholism treatment is similar to opioid addiction treatment in some ways, but there are several differences. For example, alcoholics don’t need to attend physically located clinics. Instead, they can meet with doctors and therapists over the phone or online.
During these appointments , addicts will receive medications that help them stay sober for periods of time without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. Some of these medications include Antabuse, Campral and Vivitrol.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in South Portland, ME
Opioid addiction treatment should be done in a medically supervised drug rehab. While taking opioids, users will typically use other substances to enhance the effects of opioids or to reduce the adverse effects of opioid use. Opioid addiction treatment will include detoxification and drug rehab counseling to help both the user and their loved ones learn how to live a successful sober lifestyle.
Treatments such as methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone are three medications that can help treat opioid addiction. These drugs work on the brain’s pleasure center and reduce cravings and the effects of illicit opioids such as heroin. These drugs can be either given orally or by injection. Individual drug rehab counseling sessions can be helpful to discuss any questions or concerns with the drug treatment program. This counseling will also help the user set goals for when they finish drug rehab.
Opioid addiction recovery is a long process. Many of the changes to the brain caused by opioid use cannot be undone, but with time and the proper treatment, a person can return to normal function. After detox, treatment will include drug rehab counseling and entering a halfway house or sober living community. Aftercare is critical to long-term recovery, as it helps the user avoid relapsing and entering back into drug rehab.
Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered
offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
“Outpatient treatment is ideal for those who have a lower intensity addiction. It’s also suitable for those with a supportive environment and those on a tight budget.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. It may involve weekly sessions instead of daily. Peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be used and anti-addiction medication.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at this South Portland, ME Facility.
Group therapy is held in a safe, controlled setting where patients can feel comfortable sharing their struggles and gaining perspective through shared conversations. It takes place in a group rather than one on one to prevent feelings of isolation or being unique in their situation while creating an environment for addicts at Discovery House - South Portland to develop fellowship, accountability, and support. Group therapy is an important tool in recovery that prevents cravings that prompt a return to active addiction.
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400 Western Avenue
South Portland, Maine 4106
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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.
South Portland, Maine, has a significant drug addiction issue. In 2012, 9.4% of people in the city reported using illicit drugs. Additionally, 17.5% of people reported binge drinking in the past month. The most common drugs reported by individuals entering treatment were opiates/heroin, alcohol, and methamphetamine. It is important to speak with a professional to determine which type of program would be best for you or your loved one.
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