Penobscot Community Health Center - Bangor Maine

Penobscot Community Health Center - Bangor, ME

Penobscot Community Health Center is treatment center located at 1012 Union Street in the 04401 zip code in Bangor, ME that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts people with co-occurring substance use and pain, domestic violence victims and seniors and older adults into its treatment service. Penobscot Community Health Center provides relapse prevention from naltrexone, suboxone prescription and buprenorphine maintenance to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Penobscot Community Health Center consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-related counseling and matrix Model.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 1012 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401

  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. Payment Assistance Available
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Other Addictions Treatment
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Medical Services
  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 Penobscot Community Health Center in Bangor, ME:

Types of Care at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

Service Settings at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

Pharmacotherapies at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

Treatment Approaches at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

FacilityOwnership at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State mental health department
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Penobscot Community Health Center

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • case management
  • early intervention for HIV
  • mental health services
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder
  • Treatment for gambling disorder
  • Treatment for internet use disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • 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

Medical Services at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Penobscot Community Health Center

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 207-404-8100

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

WHO ANSWERS?

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 Penobscot Community Health Center. 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 Penobscot Community Health Center to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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