Higher Ground Services

Higher Ground Services

Drug Rehab Center in Brewer, Maine

About This Brewer, ME Facility

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Higher Ground Services is a Privately Owned Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Brewer, ME. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below.

If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in Brewer, ME, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road to recovery.

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
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • 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 refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at Higher Ground Services in Brewer can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Higher Ground Services

    One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Higher Ground Services. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Higher Ground Services to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Brewer, ME

    Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Higher Ground Services is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Addiction, ADHD, Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Gambling Disorder, Grief, Impulse Control Disorders, Infidelity, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Mood Disorders, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Opiod Addiction, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Abuse, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, Thinking Disorders, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Weight Loss, Women's Issues 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Higher Ground Services offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Brewer, ME. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    An intervention is a planned conversation between an addicted person and their loved ones. Usually, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor or an interventionist supervises the conversation. The presence of a specialist is essential if your loved one has a history of a severe mental disorder, suicidal attempts, abusing mood-altering drugs. A proper intervention is an excellent bridge to an individual’s sobriety.

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Maine activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Higher Ground Services‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Couples Therapy at Higher Ground Services

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Higher Ground Services can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Brewer, ME.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Higher Ground Services may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    Group Counseling

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Higher Ground Services who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues at scheduled sessions. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. You are not alone in Brewer, Maine.

    Trauma Therapy

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Higher Ground Services helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Higher Ground Services aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. So, the therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts. It also helps to change unwanted behavior with techniques such as meditation.

    By imparting positive thoughts and emotions, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) makes the individual self-reliant with a capacity to handle the emotional and behavioral issues in future by themselves without professional help. This self-dependence benefits the patients and prevent relapses.

    EMDR therapy is combined with behavioral therapies to address the root cause of the problem. The rapid eye movements reduce the patients’ negative feelings related to the trauma and promote calmness and relaxation.

    The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Higher Ground Services, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Discharge Planning, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Family Therapy, Feminist, Gestalt, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Holistic, Internal Family Systems (IFS), Marital Counseling, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychoanalytic, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Sandplay, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), 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

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information235 Center Street
    Brewer, Maine 04412 Phone Number207-561-9496 Meta DetailsUpdated December 22, 2021
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    Higher Ground Services Location and Directions
    Location

    235 Center Street
    Brewer, Maine 04412

    Facility Type

    Addiction, ADHD, Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Pain, Chronic Relapse, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Gambling, Gambling Disorder, Grief, Impulse Control Disorders, Infidelity, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Mood Disorders, Obesity, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Opiod Addiction, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Abuse, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, Thinking Disorders, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Weight Loss, Women's Issues

    Ownership
    Privately Owned

    Language
    English

    Brewer, 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.

    From 2013 to 2017, the number of overdose deaths increased by nearly 80% in Brewer, Maine. 12.3% of adults knew someone with an alcohol use disorder (9.4% binge drinking, 8.0% heavy drinking). Drug addiction and abuse to society are high, both in terms of healthcare costs and lost productivity. There are many support groups and resources available to help those struggling with addiction.

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