Day One has been a beacon of hope, healing and recovery to generations of young people as they navigate adolescence. As parents navigate that territory with their adolescent, Day One is there to help. There are many reasons why an adolescent might use drugs, including: to ease their pain, relieve boredom, feel good, take risks, satisfy their curiosity, feel grown-up, or to belong to a specific group. Day One provides residential treatment at 3 locations to youth from all over Maine: Buxton, Hinckley and Hollis. One location serves girls only, one serves boys, and one is co-ed.
This 6 month program is open to youth ages 13-18. The program is a highly individualized and structured approach in which residents are guided to establish clearly defined personal goals. The goals become increasingly challenging as the client progresses through the program. The environment fosters and encourages resident participation in 12-step programs. Clients attain the ability to make the positive choices and decisions essential to leading a healthy, chemical-free and recovering lifestyle.