Higher Ground Services

235 Center Street Brewer, Maine 04412

Summary

Basic information about this center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality

  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • Higher Ground Services is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Brewer, Maine.

    License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    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

    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    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

    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.

    Levels of Care Offered

    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.

    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.

    Aftercare Support

    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.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Brewer, ME are about a month long.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    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.

    Intervention

    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.

    Outpatient

    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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Art Therapy, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy, Discharge Planning, Eclectic, EMDR, Existential, Family / Marital, Family counseling, Family Systems, Feminist, Gestalt, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Humanistic, Individual counseling, Integrative, Marital/couples counseling, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Motivational interviewing, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Person-Centered, Play Therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT), Relapse prevention, Relational, Sandplay, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Spiritual, Strength-Based, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Focused, Trauma-related counseling

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    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 Program Facilitation

    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 Program Facilitation

    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.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    235 Center Street
    Brewer, Maine 04412
    Phone Number
    207-561-9496
    Location

    Brewer, ME

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Treatment 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

    Language
    English
    Directions

    235 Center Street
    Brewer, Maine 04412

    September 30, 2020

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