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Drug Rehab in Athens

Struggling with any type of drug addiction is a serious burden to carry, and one which comes with a lot of consequences if left unresolved. Persons with the best of intentions who want to stop generally try and do so numerous times over with no success, and wind up just falling deeper into a life of addiction. There are reasons why people cannot quit on their own, and these causes are what make drug rehab in Athens a more efficient and established method of handling drug addiction.

The advantages of a drug rehab in Athens involve having the support and tools at hand to fix any issues and challenges that may arise during detox and withdrawal, as well as the opportunity to address the real troubles that triggered drug addiction which are usually not physical ones at all. For example, many men and women become involved in substance abuse to mask and avoid really serious problems in their lives. If one only makes an attempt to overcome the physical urges and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at truly resolving the mental and emotional problems, that once resolved, will ensure long-term sobriety.

Once a particular person comes to terms with the reality that they need assistance to resolve drug addiction, the next action is picking the appropriate drug rehab for them. Some drug rehabilitation programs don't require any type of inpatient stay and offer services on an outpatient basis for example. At this form of drug rehab the person gets treatment throughout the day and returns home in the evening. While this form of drug rehab may appear convenient, it will not present the ideal treatment environment for a person who desires to step away from drug influences and other situations which could compromise one's sobriety. The most verified and successful treatment settings are those which call for an inpatient or residential stay, so that the individual can concentrate entirely on bettering themselves and healing from addiction, not on every day interruptions and drug addiction triggers.

For example, someone or some situation in one's environment could be the actual trigger of one's drug use. If the individual returns to this each day while in drug rehab, all gains will be lost and most will usually relapse. There are also various lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug rehabilitation programs, with treatment curriculums ranging from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, someone who is set on resolving addiction problems once and for all should remain in drug rehab as long as it will take. A month in treatment is hardly enough time to even recover physically from continual substance abuse. A significant amount of time is necessary, even months in some cases, to benefit from intensive therapy and other treatment tools to heal psychologically and emotionally so that one can truly make a fresh start once treatment is complete.

The cost of drug rehab can vary considerably of course, depending on the facilities provided, length of stay, etc. While expense should never be an impediment to getting life-saving treatment in drug rehab, it is a logistic that some may have concern over. After all, addiction is likely to exhaust all resources and it can be challenging to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Thankfully, most private drug rehab programs accept many forms of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug rehab programs will even work with people to either offer payment assistance or supply a sliding fee scale based off of one's earnings and individual circumstances. Addicted persons and their family members will find that treatment counselors are more than willing to help provide solutions and support to get the logistical and financial concerns resolved so that these are not a hurdle to getting the individuals started in drug rehab.

If someone you know is addicted to drugs but will not easily accept the offer to go to drug treatment, drug interventions are a last ditch yet efficient method of helping persuade them to do so. Drug treatment programs in Athens work intimately with professional drug interventionists who are educated and seasoned in getting people to treatment successfully. An intervention is a tool which can assist drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug habit, and realize the gift that is being supplied to them which can help them make a healthier and fruitful life for themselves.

If you or someone you know would like help, contact a treatment counselor at a drug rehab to get any concerns answered and any support needed to get the process started right away. The quicker the person is in drug rehab, the quicker they can be back in the game of life and winning.


Additional Information on Drug Addiction and Treatment

20 treatment listings in or near Athens, Maine:

  • Spurwink Services
    6.2 miles from Athens, Maine
    Spurwink Services is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    32 Spurwink Lane
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Spurwink Services, you can reach them at 207-858-0252.

    Spurwink Services offers the following treatment services:
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Scott LeBlanc LADC
    13.5 miles from Athens, Maine
    Scott LeBlanc LADC is a Drug Abuse Rehab Facility that is located at:

    34 Silver Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Scott LeBlanc LADC, you can reach them at 207-399-3286.

    Scott LeBlanc LADC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Gerald W Thibault LCPC
    14 miles from Athens, Maine
    Gerald W Thibault LCPC is a Drug Rehab Service that is located at:

    60 Water Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Gerald W Thibault LCPC, you can reach them at 207-474-3477.

    Gerald W Thibault LCPC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Cornerstone BHC Affiliate
    14 miles from Athens, Maine
    Cornerstone BHC Affiliate is a Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    60 Water Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Cornerstone BHC Affiliate, you can reach them at 207-612-2968.

    Cornerstone BHC Affiliate offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc
    19.9 miles from Athens, Maine
    Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    442 Moosehead Trail
    Newport, ME. 4953

    If you would like to contact Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc, you can reach them at 207-368-2072.

    Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Mayo Regional Hospital
    26.2 miles from Athens, Maine
    Mayo Regional Hospital is a Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    69 High Street
    Dover Foxcroft, ME. 4426

    If you would like to contact Mayo Regional Hospital, you can reach them at 207-564-4110.

    Mayo Regional Hospital offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Blue Sky Counseling
    28.3 miles from Athens, Maine
    Blue Sky Counseling is a Substance Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    32 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact Blue Sky Counseling, you can reach them at 207-616-0705.

    Blue Sky Counseling offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Dirigo Counseling Clinic Waterville
    28.3 miles from Athens, Maine
    Dirigo Counseling Clinic Waterville is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility that is located at:

    32 College Avenue
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact Dirigo Counseling Clinic Waterville, you can reach them at 207-973-0505.

    Dirigo Counseling Clinic Waterville offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted:
  • MaineGeneral Medical Center
    28.5 miles from Athens, Maine
    MaineGeneral Medical Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    24 Chase Avenue
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact MaineGeneral Medical Center, you can reach them at 207-872-4396.

    MaineGeneral Medical Center offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • MaineGeneral
    29 miles from Athens, Maine
    MaineGeneral is a Substance Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    10 Water Street
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact MaineGeneral, you can reach them at 207-861-3500.

    MaineGeneral offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Maine General
    29 miles from Athens, Maine
    Maine General is a Substance Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    10 Water Street
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact Maine General, you can reach them at 877-777-9393.

    Maine General offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • ME Childrens Home for Little Wanderers
    29 miles from Athens, Maine
    ME Childrens Home for Little Wanderers is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    93 Silver Street
    Waterville, ME. 4901

    If you would like to contact ME Childrens Home for Little Wanderers, you can reach them at 207-873-4253.

    ME Childrens Home for Little Wanderers offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Health Affiliates Maine
    31.3 miles from Athens, Maine
    Health Affiliates Maine is an Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    140 Pleasant Street
    Farmington, ME. 4938

    If you would like to contact Health Affiliates Maine, you can reach them at 207-778-0027.

    Health Affiliates Maine offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance
  • Choices
    31.5 miles from Athens, Maine
    Choices is a Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    263 Main Street
    Corinth, ME. 4427

    If you would like to contact Choices, you can reach them at 207-285-0133.

    Choices offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • A New Philosophy
    34.9 miles from Athens, Maine
    A New Philosophy is a Drug Abuse Rehab Program that is located at:

    507 South Freedom Road
    Albion, ME. 4910

    If you would like to contact A New Philosophy, you can reach them at 207-437-5425.

    A New Philosophy offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • South China
    39.9 miles from Athens, Maine
    South China is a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility that is located at:

    44 Route 3
    South China, ME. 4358

    If you would like to contact South China, you can reach them at 207-445-3165.

    South China offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
  • Discovery House CTC of Bangor
    43 miles from Athens, Maine
    Discovery House CTC of Bangor is a Drug Rehab Center that is located at:

    74 Dowd Road
    Bangor, ME. 4401

    If you would like to contact Discovery House CTC of Bangor, you can reach them at 207-947-6800 x686.

    Discovery House CTC of Bangor offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Spencer Street
    43.3 miles from Athens, Maine
    Spencer Street is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center that is located at:

    9 Spencer Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    If you would like to contact Spencer Street , you can reach them at 207-512-8191.

    Spencer Street offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Penobscot Community Healthcare
    43.5 miles from Athens, Maine
    Penobscot Community Healthcare is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    179 Corporate Drive
    Bangor, ME. 4401

    If you would like to contact Penobscot Community Healthcare, you can reach them at 207-217-6713 x1480.

    Penobscot Community Healthcare offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient, Women, Men, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Dirigo Counseling Clinic
    44.3 miles from Athens, Maine
    Dirigo Counseling Clinic is a Drug Treatment Facility that is located at:

    557 Hammond Street
    Bangor, ME. 4401

    If you would like to contact Dirigo Counseling Clinic, you can reach them at 207-973-0505.

    Dirigo Counseling Clinic offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)