Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers - South Portland Maine

Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers - South Portland, ME

Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers is treatment facility located at 400 Western Avenue in the 04106 zip code in South Portland, ME that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers provides methadone maintenance, buprenorphine maintenance and buprenorphine detox to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, matrix Model and substance use counseling. Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers also offers detoxification programs and offers opioid detox.

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

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Address: 400 Western Avenue, South Portland, ME 04106

  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. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  12. Screening & Testing
  13. Transitional Services
  14. Ancillary Services
  15. Detoxification
  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 South Portland Comp Treatment Centers in South Portland, ME:

Types of Care at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription

Pharmacotherapies at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Treatment Approaches at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix Model
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • 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 South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Screening & Testing at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for substance use
  • TB screening
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Ancillary Services at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • case management
  • recovery coaches
  • social skills development
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Discovery House South Portland Comp Treatment Centers

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

Phone #: 207-774-7111

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 South Portland Comp Treatment Centers. 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 South Portland Comp Treatment Centers to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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