Discovery House CTC Waterville - Waterville Maine

Discovery House CTC Waterville - Waterville, ME

Discovery House Ctc Waterville is treatment center located at 40 Airport Road in the 04901 zip code in Waterville, ME that offers medication-assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts adult women, pregnant/postpartum women and adult men into its treatment program. Discovery House Ctc Waterville provides methadone maintenance, buprenorphine maintenance and suboxone prescription to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Discovery House Ctc Waterville consist of trauma-related counseling, substance use counseling and brief intervention.

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Address: 40 Airport Road, Waterville, ME 04901

  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. Counseling Services and Education
  17. Tobacco/Screening Services
  18. Facility Smoking Policy
  19. Age Groups Accepted
  20. Gender Accepted
  21. Exclusive Services

Here are the full facility listing details on Discovery House CTC Waterville in Waterville, ME:

Types of Care at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription

Pharmacotherapies at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone

Treatment Approaches at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • 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 Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches
  • mentoring/peer support

Counseling Services and Education at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services

Tobacco/Screening Services at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Discovery House Ctc Waterville

  • Methadone and buprenorphine clients only
  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Phone #: 207-872-7272

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 Discovery House CTC Waterville. 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 Discovery House CTC Waterville to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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