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Maine Treatment Centers

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Addiction Problems in Maine

Maine is the 9th least populous state in the United States.  Located in the northeastern region of the country, the state is known for its rolling mountains, rocky coastline, and dense forests.

Maine is also famous for its delicious seafood. Unfortunately, this serene state also has its share of substance abuse problems.

Prescription drug misuse and abuse is the most significant drug-related problem in Maine.  Marijuana is the primary illicit drug of abuse in the state. Drug overdoses increased by 9% from 2013 to 2015 in Maine. Most of these were people between the ages of 18 to 25 and those between 26 to 35.

Addiction Statistics in Maine

Interstate 95 provides a much-used route for drug trafficking headed for Massachusetts cities.  The 228 miles of coastline offer maritime drug smugglers ample opportunities to get their drugs into Maine.  As with every other state in the U.S., Maine is experiencing increasing drug abuse problems.  Below are more statistics about the prevalence of substance abuse in this state:

  • One-third of drug-related arrests involved heroin.  From 2010 to 2014, heroin-related arrests quadrupled.
  • MDEA trafficking investigations involving heroin more than doubled since 2013.
  • Of the 208 overdose deaths in 2014, 70% involved an opioid.
  • Maine has seen a three-fold increase in overdose deaths in recent years.
  • About 10% of 18 to 25-year-olds reported Rx drug abuse in the past month.
  • About 7% of 24 to 35-year-olds admitted Rx drug abuse in the past month.
  • The number of meth labs found by the MDEA quadrupled for 2012 to 2015.
  • Five percent of young adults aged 18 to 25 reported cocaine use in the past year.
  • About 29% of fatal vehicle accidents in 2015 involved alcohol.
  • One in three 18 to 25-year-olds reported binge drinking in the past month.
  • Three out of ten 26 to 35-year-olds reported binge drinking in the past month.
  • One in five high school students used marijuana in the last 30 days.
  • Young adults aged 18 to 25 are the most frequent users of marijuana.

Treatment admissions in Maine in 2015 listed alcohol as the primary drug of choice.  Heroin was the second most cited drug of choice among people in treatment programs.  

Recently, the Office of National Drug Control Policy awarded grants of $125,000 to each of eighteen drug prevention organizations in Maine.  U. S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins made this statement regarding the grants:  

The opioid epidemic is taking an unimaginable toll on families across Maine, which is why investing in community coalitions is so important,” Collins and King said in a joint statement. These coalitions are determined to support our young people and turn the tide against this epidemic, and we will continue to work to combat the drug crisis and help ensure that future generations of Mainers can live happy and healthy lives.”

Across America, drug prevention advocates are saving lives by keeping young people from ever starting drug or alcohol use.  Also, treatment programs are ramping up their programs to provide a multidisciplinary approach to detox and rehab for more lasting results. Our federal government funds hundreds of grants each year to help expand awareness and education programs and to help provide affordable, effective treatment for those in need.  

Local Prevention and Education Programs

In Maine, it has been challenging to keep up with the increasing number of people needing addiction treatment.  Many organizations in the state are working to change this situation.  Some of the agencies involved in substance abuse prevention, education, and treatment are as follows:

Of course, there are more agencies than we can list here.  More information can be found online.

Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

Overcoming addiction involves a combination of physiological and psychological approaches that combine to heal a person mentally, physically, and spiritually.  Pease call our toll-free number today for information on drug rehab in Maine.  One of our representatives will answer your questions and help you choose a treatment center that is right for your needs.

Treatment Approaches United States Maine
Substance abuse counseling approach 98.3% 100.0%
Relapse prevention 95.4% 94.9%
Cognitive behavioral therapy 92.7% 93.9%
Motivational interviewing 91.5% 91.4%
Anger management 81.6% 75.1%
Brief intervention approach 80.8% 78.7%
Trauma-related counseling 77.3% 80.7%
12-step facilitation approach 74.0% 58.9%
Contingency management motivational incentive 54.9% 42.6%
Dialectical behavioral therapy 51.8% 51.3%
Rational emotive behavioral therapy 46.2% 35.5%
Martix Model 43.3% 21.3%
Community reinforcement plus vouchers 12.4% 9.1%

Payment/Insurance Accepted United States Maine
Cash or self-payment 89.9% 94.9%
Private health insurance 68.4% 84.3%
Medicaid 68.4% 87.3%
Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs 52.1% 29.4%
State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid 46.7% 53.8%
Medicare 33.1% 48.2%
Military insurance e.g. TRICARE 32.3% 51.3%
Access to recovery ATR voucher 9.7% 0.0%
IHS Tribal Urban ITU funds 6.7% 9.1%
No payment accepted 2.8% 0.0%

Our addiction resources are aggregated from national databases that exist to help individuals and families find relevant rehabilitation options in their communities.

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Rehab Programs in Maine (ME)

2 Livewell Drive Suite 202, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Category: Maine

71 U.S. Route 1 Suite E, Scarborough, ME 04074

Category: Maine

69 Deer Hill Road, Fryeburg, ME 04037

Category: Maine

140 Pleasant Street, Farmington, ME 04938

Category: Maine

25 Airport Road, Lincoln, ME 04457

Category: Maine

49 Oak Street, Augusta, ME 04330

Category: Maine

143 Pottle Road, Oxford, ME 04270

Category: Maine

18 Salmon Falls, Buxton, ME 04093

Category: Maine

49 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276

Category: Maine

144 High Street Suite 1, Farmington, ME 04938

Category: Maine

1155 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04241

Category: Maine

32 North High Street, Bridgton, ME 04009

Category: Maine

648 Wilton Road, Farmington, ME 04938

Category: Maine

259 Toddy Pond Road Therapeutic Way, Surry, ME 04684

Category: Maine

835 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04103

Category: Maine

18 Rockland Drive, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064

Category: Maine

1260 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME 04240

Category: Maine

24 Birch Avenue Suite B, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Category: Maine

575 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME 04101

Category: Maine

10 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901-6611

Category: Maine