Behavioral Health Resources of Maine - Portland Maine

Behavioral Health Resources of Maine - Portland, ME

Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine is treatment facility located at 48 Free Street, Mezzanine Level in the 04101 zip code in Portland, ME that offers medication-assisted substance use treatment. It accepts veterans, seniors and older adults and people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders into its treatment program. Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine provides suboxone prescription, naltrexone administration and buprenorphine maintenance to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine consist of trauma-related counseling, substance use counseling and brief intervention.

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Address: 48 Free Street, Mezzanine Level, Portland, ME 04101

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

Here are the full facility listing details on Behavioral Health Resources of Maine in Portland, ME:

Types of Care at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

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

Service Settings at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

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

Pharmacotherapies at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

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

FacilityOwnership at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State mental health department

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • veterans
  • military families
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches

Other Addictions Treatment at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Behavioral Health Resources Of Maine

  • women
  • men

Phone #: 207-808-1384

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 Behavioral Health Resources of Maine. 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 Behavioral Health Resources of Maine to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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