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Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Programs in Waterville, ME

Waterville, ME has nearby treatment options including: 3 medicare treatment centers, 0 inpatient drug rehab, 3 drug rehabs that take private insurance like Blue Cross Blue Shield, 1 drug and alcohol detox, 4 outpatient rehabs.

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Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facilities Serving the Waterville, Maine Area:

    drug treatment program - Kennebec Behavioral Health ME
    67 Eustis Parkway
    Waterville, ME. 04901

    KBHcontinually monitors the quality of its services through evidence-based practices, internal measures and client surveys. Clients benefit from programs and interventions that have been carefully studied and proven effective. The agency recognizes that the ability to provide effective services rests upon the excellence of its staff, the availability of adequate financial resources and partnerships with other community agencies, state and local governments, and associations representing families and consumers.
    drug rehab program - Searsport Counseling Associates ME
    2 School Street
    Waterville, ME. 04901

    Searsport Counseling Associates has been offering recovery treatment and rehab services to the residents of Waterville and those living within the surrounding communities. Today, Searsport Counseling Associates offers services like motivational interviewing, behavior modification, rational emotive behavioral therapy, contingency management/motivational incentive, group therapy, cognitive/behavior therapy and others in keeping with its belief of following rehab treatments that work best to help clients achieve recovery.

    This drug and alcohol treatment facility also believes that individual care for each client is the best way to provide them with the best form of treatment. Services are available in the following settings - inpatient detox facilities, long term addiction treatment centers, intensive outpatient treatment, short term addiction treatment centers, inpatient addiction treatment centers and others.

    Searsport Counseling Associates also offers aftercare programs to ensure that its clients achieve positive outcomes both in the short and in the long term. Lastly, Searsport Counseling Associates accepts cash or self-payment, private insurance, sliding fee scale, payment assistance, other state funds, county or local government funds and others as payment forms.

    drug treatment program - Discovery House ME
    40 Airport Road
    Waterville, ME. 04901

    Discovery House has been offering addiction treatment and rehab services to people who live in the Waterville, ME. area. Today, Discovery House offers services like motivational interviewing, behavior modification, rational emotive behavioral therapy, contingency management/motivational incentive, group therapy, cognitive/behavior therapy and others in keeping with its philosophy of following rehabilitation treatments that work best to help people achieve sobriety.

    This alcohol and drug treatment facility also believes that individual care for each client is the best way to provide them with the best form of treatment. Services are available in the following settings - outpatient detox programs, long term rehab facilities, intensive outpatient treatment, short term rehab facilities, inpatient treatment facilities and others.

    For long term abstinence, sobriety and full recovery Discovery House offers an aftercare program. Lastly, Discovery House accepts cash or self-payment, private health insurance, sliding fee scale, payment assistance, other state funds, county or local government funds and others as payment forms.

    alcohol treatment program - MaineGeneral ME
    24 Chase Avenue
    Waterville, ME. 04901

    For adults with mental health or substance use disorder issues, enjoying satisfying lives in the community can be a constant challenge. At MaineGeneral Health, we provide a full range of mental health and substance use disorder services through MaineGeneral Medical Center and MaineGeneral Community Care. From inpatient acute stabilization to outpatient counseling services, individuals and families work with our team of professionals to build healthy relationships and satisfying lives. Whether the problems are temporary or persistent, we are here to help. Services - Adult Intensive Outpatient Services, Adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) - Mental Health - Augusta and Waterville, Adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) - Substance Abuse - Waterville, Adult Inpatient Services, Inpatient Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient Counseling Services, Outpatient Psychiatry, Outpatient Counseling, Outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic (SUBOXONE�', non-Methadone).

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      What are relationship risk factors for drug and alcohol abuse?

      Several relationship factors can increase the risk of developing a drug or alcohol abuse problem. These include:

      • Peer Pressure: One of the most significant relationship risk factors, particularly among young people, is pressure from friends or peers to use substances. This can lead to experimental use, which can progress to misuse or addiction.
      • Family History of Substance Abuse: Growing up in a family where substance misuse or addiction is present can increase the risk of developing similar problems. This can be due to both genetic factors and the modeling of substance use behaviors.
      • Abusive or Dysfunctional Relationships: People who are in abusive or highly stressful relationships may turn to drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication or escape.
      • Enabling Behaviors: If a person's substance use is consistently enabled or excused by their partner, family, or friends, it can perpetuate a pattern of misuse and make it harder for them to recognize or address their problem.
      • Isolation or Lack of Social Support: People who feel socially isolated or lack supportive relationships may be more prone to substance abuse. Drugs or alcohol can sometimes be used as a way to cope with feelings of loneliness or disconnection.
      • Normalization of Substance Use: In some social or cultural contexts, frequent or heavy substance use may be considered normal or acceptable, which can increase the risk of abuse and addiction.
      • Co-dependency: In co-dependent relationships, one person may depend on the other's drug or alcohol problem just as the substance user depends on the substance, creating a cycle that can exacerbate the problem.

      If a drug abuser loved their family wouldn't they stop?

      Substance Use Disorder, commonly known as addiction, is a complex disease that affects the brain and behavior. It's important to understand that addiction is not a matter of willpower or moral strength, and it doesn't reflect an individual's love or lack of love for their family. Here's why a person struggling with addiction might not simply stop, even if they deeply care for their family:

      Altered Brain Function: Drugs can alter the brain's structure and function, especially in areas related to reward, judgment, decision-making, learning, and memory. This can lead to intense cravings and a compulsive desire to use drugs, despite knowing the harm they're causing.

      Physical Dependence: Regular use of certain drugs can lead to physical dependence, where the body needs the drug to function normally. Stopping the drug can cause uncomfortable or even dangerous withdrawal symptoms, which can make quitting extremely difficult without medical help.

      Psychological Dependence: Some individuals use drugs to cope with stress, trauma, or mental health disorders. These individuals may feel they cannot function or feel normal without the substance, and overcoming this psychological dependence can be challenging.

      Fear of Withdrawal: Fear of the withdrawal process, which can be physically and emotionally painful, can deter individuals from quitting, even if they want to stop for their loved ones.

      Denial: Many people struggling with addiction are in denial about the extent of their problem. They may not realize or admit how much their substance use is hurting themselves and their family.

      Loving someone, even deeply, does not automatically grant the ability to overcome addiction. Recovery often requires professional help and involves more than just the decision to stop using drugs. It includes learning new coping skills, addressing underlying issues that may contribute to the addiction, and receiving ongoing support. With proper treatment and support, many people are able to recover from addiction and rebuild their relationships with their loved ones.

      What does drug withdrawal feel like?

      Drug withdrawal is a complex process that can feel different for everyone, depending largely on the type of substance involved, the duration and intensity of use, and individual factors like overall health and genetic predisposition. However, some general experiences and symptoms are often associated with the withdrawal process:

      Physical Symptoms: Many people experience physical discomfort or illness during withdrawal. Depending on the substance, this can range from flu-like symptoms (such as fever, chills, sweating, muscle aches, and fatigue) to more severe symptoms like seizures or hallucinations. Opioid withdrawal, for example, is often compared to a severe flu, while alcohol withdrawal can be life-threatening in severe cases.

      Psychological Symptoms: Withdrawal can also involve psychological symptoms like anxiety, depression, mood swings, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and cravings for the substance. These can be just as challenging, if not more so, than the physical symptoms.

      Sleep Disturbances: Insomnia is a common symptom of withdrawal from many substances, while vivid or disturbing dreams may occur when withdrawing from others.

      Discomfort and Distress: Generally, withdrawal can be a very uncomfortable and distressing process. The body has become used to the presence of the substance, and it can react strongly when the substance is no longer available.

      Cravings: One of the most challenging aspects of withdrawal for many people is the intense cravings for the substance. These cravings can be both physical and psychological, and they can be triggered by various factors, including stress, people, places, or things associated with substance use.

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