Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston

Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston

Drug Rehab Center in Lewiston, Maine

About Facility

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Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston is a licensed and accredited private rehab located in Lewiston, Maine specializing in Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, and Addiction Treatment. A few of the levels of care offered here are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, and tailored to each individual.

Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston offers a variety of therapies and treatments, such as Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy. This page goes into additional detail about each. This facility does not decline any gender.

When weighing your treatment options, accredited and licensed facilities are generally suggested more often. This facility maintains CARF Accreditation. Treatments are performed by Maine State Licensed professionals. You can also find Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston listed in the national SAMHSA database. Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. Please call our independent experts for insurance acceptance verification information.

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
    SAMHSA Listed
    Not LegitScript Approved
    CARF Certified #241458
    JCAHO # Not Found
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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

    Rehab centers exist in Lewiston, ME to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston in Lewiston, ME, ME, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Lewiston, 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). Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Maine.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston.

    Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Lewiston, ME patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    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 Information18 Mollison Way
    Lewiston, Maine 4240 Phone Number(207) 312-6860 Meta DetailsUpdated January 12, 2022
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    Merrimack River Medical Services - Lewiston Location and Directions
    Location

    18 Mollison Way
    Lewiston, Maine 4240

    Center Type

    Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership

    Merrimack River Medical Services

    Language
    English
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