Methadone Clinic Winthrop, ME

Methadone Clinics in Winthrop, ME

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Kennebec Behavioral Health

Kennebec Behavioral Health is a methadone clinic in Winthrop, ME situated in Kennebec County at 736 Old Lewiston Road, 04364 zip code area that also includes suboxone treatment. Kennebec Behavioral Health provides buprenorphine maintenance, relapse prevention from naltrexone and suboxone prescription. In addition, Kennebec Behavioral Health offers social skills development, housing services and mental health services.

(888) 433-4419

Frequently asked questions at a Methadone Clinic in Winthrop, ME:

  • Is methadone treatment in Winthrop effective?

    Methadone treatment is very effective at curbing the desire to use opioids. Methadone acts as an opioid blocker in the brain, which makes quitting drug addiction easier. Methadone is a drug itself and can also possibly be addictive, however quitting without methadone is much harder. Methadone-based treatment in the state of Maine can have a success rate of up to 90%.

  • Is medication-assisted treatment approved by the FDA?

    Methadone treatment has been approved by the FDA from 1947 for its original use as an analgesic, and in 1972 was approved for treating opioid addictions. Suboxone, a similar opioid blocker which is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone that is often used as an alternative to methadone, has been approved by the FDA from 2002 for treating drug addiction.

  • What services can I expect in a methadone clinic in Winthrop?

    A methadone clinic in Winthrop will provide methadone treatment to treat substance abuse. In addition, most clinics in Maine include services like mental health therapies, individual, group and family counseling, referral to social services where needed, referral to legal services if necessary, on-site housing if the facility is an inpatient (residential) facility, dual diagnosis treatment, drug detox and other rehab services.

  • How long does methadone treatment last?

    The length of time for methadone treatment will vary based on the individual. For those who have been addicted to drugs for a very long time, quitting will take substantially longer than for individuals who have recently become addicted. In general, a methadone clinic will provide treatment from several weeks to months (for inpatient clinics) in order to completely cure the existing addiction.

  • What kind of substance abuse is treated with methadone?

    Methadone can provide treatment for addiction to prescription opioids, synthetic opioids and illegal opioids that include fentanyl, codeine, cocaine, heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin, morphine, LSD, Kratom and other drugs such as marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids.