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Maine Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities

Maine ranks in the top ten states for opioid-related overdoses. 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. In 2016, Maine received an award of distinction for its public policies and progress in combating this issue.

Maine is home to some of the heaviest drinkers in the country. More than 20% of all adults engage in heavy or binge drinking, with many of these being between the ages of 18 and 25 years. 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.

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers in Maine

The first rehabilitation goal is to find a clear path to meet your specific needs. Your Maine facility should be accredited and approved irrespective of the treatment you need. Program personnel should include a trained and licensed toxicology physician and therapist. Select a facility that fits your needs in our list below, or call us for individualized suggestions.

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Maine‘s Drug Epidemic Facts

We are here to educate you on the impact of addiction Maine, there are a tons of facts but we made a short list of the most impactful data we have found.

  • Opioid-related overdoses are regularly more than twice the national average.
  • Maine is home to some of the heaviest drinkers in the country.
  • 4 out of every 5 deaths in Maine were caused by illicit drugs in 2013.
  • Heroin and morphine-related overdoses in Maine increased by more than 500% from 2011 to 2014.
  • People aged between 30 and 34 years old have the highest rates of drug overdoses.

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Crossroads - Recovery Center
Insurance Accepted
Crossroads - Recovery Center
735 Washington Avenue Portland, ME

Crossroads - Recovery Center is an accredited, 8-bed facility in Portland, Maine offering comprehensive addiction treatment services including individualized clinical plans and holistic options such as yoga and meditation.

Treatments
  • Residential
  • PHP
  • OP
  • Inpatient
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Aftercare
Crossroads Back Cove Women's Residential Program
Insurance Accepted
Crossroads Back Cove Women's Residential Program
114 Main Street Windham, ME

Crossroads Back Cove Women's Residential Program in Windham, Maine provides highly esteemed and comprehensive treatment for women struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, mental health issues, and alcoholism through various levels of care, evidence-based treatment modalities, and holistic healing approaches.

Treatments
  • Residential
  • PHP
  • OP
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Aftercare
St. Francis Recovery Center
Insurance Accepted
St. Francis Recovery Center
24 Dunn street Auburn, ME

St. Francis Recovery Center is a SAMHSA-accredited drug rehab in Auburn, Maine offering aftercare support, dual-diagnosis treatment, and various levels of care for alcohol addiction, opioid addiction, dual diagnosis, and drug addiction that accepts private health insurance.

Treatments
  • OP
  • IOP
  • Inpatient
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Aftercare
McLean - Borden Cottage
Insurance Accepted
McLean - Borden Cottage
235 Bayview Street Camden, ME

The McLean - Borden Cottage in Camden, ME offers comprehensive drug rehab services for individuals suffering from Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Dual Diagnosis and other Substance Abuse disorders.

Treatments
  • Residential
  • Inpatient
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Detox
  • Aftercare
Higher Ground Services
Insurance Accepted
Higher Ground Services
235 Center Street Brewer, ME

Higher Ground Services in Brewer, Maine, is an addiction treatment facility specializing in personalized care for individuals suffering from alcoholism, dual diagnosis, eating disorders, opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction, offering a range of services including aftercare support, drug rehab, dual-diagnosis treatment, intervention services, and outpatient levels of care.

Treatments
  • OP
  • Intervention
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Aftercare
Wellspring - Men's Residential House
Insurance Accepted
Wellspring - Men's Residential House
98 Cumberland Street Bangor, ME

Wellspring - Men's Residential House is a comprehensive addiction treatment facility located in Bangor, Maine that has been providing individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction with quality care since 1965.

Treatments
  • Residential
  • Aftercare
New Season - Penobscot County Metro Treatment Center
Insurance Accepted
New Season - Penobscot County Metro Treatment Center
659 Hogan Rd Bangor, ME

Metro Treatment Center is an accredited rehab center in Bangor, Maine that offers detox, drug rehab, and outpatient services for those suffering from addiction to alcohol, opioids, substances, and dual diagnosis.

Treatments
  • OP
  • Detox
Liberty Bay Recovery - Portland
Insurance Accepted
Liberty Bay Recovery - Portland
343 Forest Avenue Portland, ME

Liberty Bay Recovery - Portland is a JCAHO-, LegitScript- and CARF-accredited addiction treatment facility that provides comprehensive care for those struggling with addiction, such as detox, drug rehabilitation, dual diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient services, aftercare support and intensive outpatient programs; all tailored to individual needs and accessible to all through private health insurance.

Treatments
  • PHP
  • OP
  • Intervention
  • IOP
  • Inpatient
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Detox
  • Aftercare
Milestone Recovery - Portland
Insurance Accepted
Milestone Recovery - Portland
65 India Street Portland, ME

Milestone Recovery - Portland is a comprehensive addiction treatment center in Portland, ME that offers a range of services from Aftercare Support and Inpatient Care to Detoxification Programs and Outpatient Levels of Care for individuals suffering from Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction, Mental Health Disorders and Opioid Addiction, utilizing evidence-based therapies as well as holistic treatment approaches such as mindfulness meditation and yoga therapy. The center accepts Private Health Insurance as a form of payment for treatments and services.

Treatments
  • OP
  • Inpatient
  • Detox
  • Aftercare
Day One - Outpatient Services
Insurance Accepted
Day One - Outpatient Services
525 Main Street South Portland, ME

Day One Outpatient Services provides comprehensive care for individuals suffering from addiction and mental health issues, with aftercare support, residential and outpatient treatments, accreditation from SAMHSA, and private health insurance accepted.

Treatments
  • Residential
  • OP
  • IOP
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Aftercare

Browse Specific Maine Cities

Currently, there are over 452 different centers in our facility directory within the state of Maine for people needing help with drug and alcohol addiction, please select your city below.

Maine Cities with Most Centers

The Impact of Addiction in Maine

Maine Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities

The best place to start in the State is in the Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. The highest point on the U.S. Atlantic coast is Mountain Cadillac, Acadia National Park. The coast of Maine provides the quintessential view of New England on the coast. The 3,510 kilometers Appalachian trail in Katahdin is completed inland and hardcore hikers. Go to Portland, a cool, microbrewery coastal area, if you are looking for city life.

While Maine has some of the highest quality substance abuse treatment centers, drug abuse remains a major problem for the state. In 2017, Maine ranked in the top ten states for opioid-related overdoses. Similar to other parts of the country, these overdoses are linked to synthetic opioids. The drug Fentanyl is often found in these cases.

There is a lot to love about Maine, but there are also areas in Maine dealing with drug and alcohol dependency.

Prescription opioid abuse is the most common form of substance abuse in Maine. Individuals between 18 and 25 years are abusing prescription drugs at a higher rate than those above 26 years of age. More than 10% of these residents have also admitted to using prescription drugs for non-medical purposes.

The drug and alcohol abuse rates are some of the worst in the country but Maine continues to battle the opioid epidemic. In 2016, the state received an award of distinction for its public policies and progress in combating this issue. Maine also has more than 70 licensed agencies providing substance abuse services in more than 300 locations.

Worst Drugs in Maine

  1. Prescription drug abuse has become such a major issue for Maine that the rate of opioid-related overdoses has at some point been more than twice the national average. In 2014, almost 90% of all overdoses in Maine involved prescription drugs of some sort.
  2. Maine is home to some of the heaviest drinkers in the country. More than 20% of all adults engage in heavy or binge drinking, with many of these being between the ages of 18 and 25 years. More than 30% of this age group engage in binge drinking regularly.
  3. The use of methamphetamines in Maine has been rising significantly in the past five years. This meth comes from cartels who smuggle it into Maine through the southern border. According to the DEA, the amount of seized methamphetamine went up by 2700% from 2017 to 2018.
  4. Between 2011 and 2014, cocaine-related overdoses increased by 85%. While the use of it has been declining in recent years, there are still more than 500 Maine teenagers abusing cocaine.
  5. Marijuana abuse among minors has become so common in Maine that the largest group seeking treatment are between the ages of 12 and 17 years.

Impactful Addiction Stats

  1. Between 2013 and 2014, 4 out of every 5 deaths in Maine were caused by illicit drugs.
  2. In Maine, one in five high school students uses marijuana every single month. More than 50% admit to having tried marijuana at least once in their lifetime.
  3. More than half of the patients in substance abuse treatment programs in the state have co-occurring mental or medical health disorders.
  4. In the 3 years from 2011 to 2014, heroin and morphine-related overdoses in Maine increased by more than 500%.
  5. Almost 10% of pregnant women in Maine consume drugs and roughly 3% of women admitted to rehabilitation programs are pregnant.
  6. From 2007 to 2008, Maine ranked in the top ten states for several drug-use categories.
  7. A little over 22% of the Maine population uses illicit drugs. This translates to about 300,000 residents.
  8. In Maine, people aged between 30 and 34 years old have the highest rates of drug overdoses.
  9. Of young people between the ages of 18 and 25, more than 13% are dependent on or are abusing alcohol.
  10. More than 30% of all substance abuse treatment admissions are solely for alcohol, but over 50% are for a combination of opioids.

Helpful advice on finding a center

Once you are ready to enter treatment, the next challenge is finding a program that meets your particular needs. This can feel overwhelming given the number of treatment programs in Maine. To make things easier, you can spend time reading through Maine facility reviews, staff bios, insurance details, payment plans, and even set up a facility tour. Visiting a physical location can make a huge difference in deciding as you will be able to see how you feel in that environment. No matter what facility you end up choosing, it should be accredited and licensed and the program staff should include doctors and therapists who specialize in addiction medicine.

Health Insurance Providers Covering Drug Addiction Treatment
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Maine
  • Community Health Options
  • Harvard Pil

State Specific Hotlines & Resources

  • The Women’s Project. Gives guidance and information to women who are addicted to substances. Northern Maine 800-611-1588; Southern Maine 800-611-1779.