Acadia Hospital - Bangor Maine

Acadia Hospital - Bangor, ME

Acadia Hospital is treatment facility located at 268 Stillwater Avenue, P. o. Box 422 in the 04401 zip code in Bangor, ME that offers medication-assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts pregnant/postpartum women, adult women and adult men into its treatment service. Acadia Hospital provides buprenorphine maintenance, methadone maintenance and naltrexone administration to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Acadia Hospital consist of relapse prevention, trauma-related counseling and dialectical behavior therapy.

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Address: 268 Stillwater Avenue, P.O. Box 422, Bangor, ME 04401

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. FacilityOwnership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  15. Screening & Testing
  16. Transitional Services
  17. Ancillary Services
  18. Other Addictions Treatment
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Services for deaf

Here are the full facility listing details on Acadia Hospital in Bangor, ME:

Types of Care at Acadia Hospital

  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Acadia Hospital

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals at Acadia Hospital

  • Psychiatric hospital

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Acadia Hospital

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Acadia Hospital

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12-step facilitation

FacilityOwnership at Acadia Hospital

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Acadia Hospital

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State mental health department
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Acadia Hospital

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Acadia Hospital

  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Acadia Hospital

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • TB screening
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at Acadia Hospital

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Acadia Hospital

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Acadia Hospital

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Acadia Hospital

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services

Tobacco/Screening Services at Acadia Hospital

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Acadia Hospital

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Acadia Hospital

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Acadia Hospital

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Acadia Hospital

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 207-973-6100

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

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Is Methadone a safe option for addiction treatment?

Methadone treatment can be a safe and effective option for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, especially when administered under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider as part of a comprehensive addiction treatment program, such as the one that can be found at Acadia Hospital. Methadone is an opioid medication that is used to help manage opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making it easier for individuals to reduce or quit their use of other opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers.

Here are some key points to consider regarding the safety of methadone treatment:

  1. Supervised Administration: Methadone treatment is typically provided through opioid treatment programs (OTPs) or clinics where patients receive a daily dose of methadone under the supervision of healthcare professionals. This helps reduce the risk of misuse and overdose.

  2. Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms: Methadone can alleviate the severe withdrawal symptoms associated with opioids, which can be a significant barrier to recovery. This can enhance the patient's quality of life and make it easier for them to engage in therapy and counseling.

  3. Harm Reduction: Methadone maintenance treatment can be viewed as a harm reduction approach. While it doesn't necessarily lead to immediate abstinence, it reduces the risks associated with illicit opioid use, such as overdose and the transmission of infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and hepatitis).

  4. Individualized Treatment: Methadone treatment should be individualized to meet the unique needs of each patient. The dose is typically adjusted based on the patient's response and progress in treatment.

  5. Legal Regulation: Methadone clinics and providers are subject to strict regulations and oversight by government agencies to ensure safety and appropriate use of the medication.

However, it's important to note that methadone is an opioid itself and can be habit-forming. When taken as prescribed and under medical supervision, the risk of addiction to methadone is relatively low. However, misuse or diversion of methadone can lead to addiction and other negative consequences.

Methadone treatment is not suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions or contraindications may not be candidates for methadone treatment. It's essential for addiction treatment centers like Acadia Hospital to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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