VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC
Drug Rehab Center in Lincoln, Maine
About VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC in Maine
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VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC is an accredited Drug Treatment Center in Lincoln, Maine, specializing in Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, helping people change their lives through sobriety. Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Outpatient and additional Clinical Treatments are offered here.
Addiction is a disease that affects a person's entire life, and can be treated. VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC understands how hard it is to get sober, but are here to help. Their rehab center has a variety of treatment methods that with the goal to help addicts get clean and stay sober for good. This center accepts women and men. VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC offers treatment for all genders and is publicly an advocate for the LGBTQ community.
Accreditations and certifications are important when selecting a treatment facility. This center has Joint Commission accreditation. This facility accepts Medicaid, Medicare, Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment as methods to cover the cost of treatment. Fortunately, private health insurance is accepted here. For additional information regarding paying for treatment, contact our admissions counselors now.
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.
Dual-Diagnosis Treatment at VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC
Individuals who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol often have one or more co-occurring mental health disorders. Addressing both the addiction and the mental health problems at facilities like VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC can be very beneficial for these individuals.
Common mental health conditions that often co-occur with addiction include:
- Anxiety Disorders – People with drug and alcohol problems often suffer from anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.
- Depression – One of the most common mental illnesses co-occurring with addiction is major depressive disorder.
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Many people with drug and alcohol problems also suffer from ADHD.
- Bipolar Disorder – People with bipolar disorder are more likely to suffer from drug and alcohol problems than the general population, and vice versa.
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered
VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Inpatient Treatment Program
Inpatient recovery offers individual therapy, groups, and family therapy. The length of inpatient addiction treatment depends on the addict and their addiction. Inpatient rehab is a costly drug treatment, costing anywhere from $30k- to $60k. However, insurance often offers help in covering these costs.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Lincoln, ME. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling are likely to be involved.
Aftercare support is vital to those who have completed a drug or alcohol treatment program. This support comes in individual and family counseling, treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions, and medications to reduce cravings. It helps recovering addicts adjust to normal day-to-day activities and can last for a year or longer.
The majority of drug and alcohol addicts who receive aftercare treatment do not relapse. It is estimated that without aftercare, the relapse rate will be between 70 to 90 percent for most people. Aftercare is the final stage in addiction recovery, but it will also help maintain sobriety if relapse does occur.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at this Lincoln, ME Facility.
Individual therapy is ideal for addicts who want to focus on themselves. It can also be helpful for those whose withdrawal symptoms are exacerbated by the presence of other people.
Benefits of individual therapy are:
- Access to a personalized treatment plan that focuses on the individual needs of the addict
- More privacy during treatment sessions
- Better personal development through introspection
- Increased self-awareness regarding addictive tendencies in order to avoid relapse
- Greater potential for a long-term recovery plan
- Receiving professional advice and detox assistance from medical staff
Couples therapy is a treatment method used to help couples in which at least one member of the couple has a drug addiction. Couples therapy can be used whether the addicted partner is using drugs or in recovery. An additional benefit of couples therapy is that it can help make other types of treatment, such as 12-step programs, more effective.
Family therapy can help you and your family deal with old issues that may trigger substance abuse. The idea behind family therapy for drug addiction is that you are never fully healed from substance abuse until you’ve healed your relationship with your family, too. To get sober, you need to find a different way to cope with the pain in your life.
Trauma therapy is a clinical process that helps individuals deal with mental stress often caused by traumatic events. The therapist helps the person identify, understand and work through the problem. This is done with the help of talking about it in group or one-on-one counseling sessions.
Therapists use relaxation, role-playing, art, and music to help the person open up about what is bothering them. Some examples include:
- Talking about the traumatic event and how it affected them.
- Helping those who have PTSD to deal with their nightmares and recurring memories.
- Working with individuals to resolve the issues triggering the stress, whether seeing someone who reminds them of what happened or feeling helpless.
The individual is also encouraged to help others that are struggling with similar problems. This often helps them feel empowered and gives them hope.
Trauma therapy is not for everyone; it is usually reserved for people who have recently experienced a traumatic event and struggle to get over it. It is generally done for children, teenage victims of sexual assault, and war veterans.
Those struggling with addiction can benefit from learning certain life skills. It is not as simple as quitting drinking or taking drugs and thinking that the hard part is over. Being sober means living a whole new way of life. Many recovering addicts have found that they need to develop talents like time management, organization, communication skills, socialization skills, and self-esteem to make their life in sobriety work, VA Maine Healthcare System - Lincoln CBOC is here to help with that.
Nicotine replacement therapy is a drug treatment that allows people to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. The therapy is often done with a patch, and doses of nicotine are reduced until nicotine is no longer needed. NRT helps smokers get nicotine into their system without resorting to smoking, and it has been shown to be an effective way to help people quit smoking. Coupling NRT with counseling and other means of support gives long-term smokers a better chance of removing their unhealthy habit.
Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Trauma Therapy
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99 River Road
Lincoln, Maine 4457
Lincoln, 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.
Lincoln, Maine has seen a spike in drug addiction and abuse problems in recent years. Opioids, including painkillers and heroin, is the biggest problem in Lincoln right now. The town has been working hard to combat the problem, and there are many resources available for those who are struggling with addiction. There are a variety of drug treatment options available in Lincoln, Maine. Treatment options include inpatient and outpatient rehab, 12-step programs, and detox programs.
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