Maine Substance Abuse Treatment

Last Edited: September 24, 2020

Author
Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Mark Frey, LPCC, LICDC, NCC

All of the information on this page has been reviewd and certified addiction professional.

Finding Addiction Treatment in Maine

It’s not all about the blueberries and lobsters in Maine. Maine has beautiful skylines, waterfront properties and plenty of opportunity for Mainers and visitors alike to spot wild moose. It seems impossible that addiction could taint the beautiful life that Maine offers its residents, but like many places it does. While Maine does have some strategies in place to help its residents avoid alcohol and drug addiction, it still has a drug-related mortality rate of 10.4 per 100,000 people.

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Many people suffering from a drug addiction and alcoholism fall under the impression that their addiction is too strong to overcome, but that is not true. An addiction is just like an abusive spouse, it wants you to feel weak and dependent on it so that you never try to leave for something better. Do not let the guilty feelings that your addiction is showering you with get the best of you. Help is available, no matter how strong your addiction is.

The fight against your substance abuse problem starts with admitting that you have a problem. Once that crucial first step is taken, you can to seek and get the help you need. You are not beyond help or lost forever. Help is available.

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