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Drug Rehab in Sanford

Struggling with any kind of drug addiction is a heavy burden to carry, and one which comes with quite a few consequences if left unresolved. Men and women with the greatest of intentions who want to quit often try and do so several 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 Sanford a more efficient and established method of beating drug addiction.

The advantages of a drug rehab in Sanford include having the support and tools at hand to resolve any complications and challenges that may come up in the course of detox and withdrawal, as well as the possibility to address the real concerns that triggered drug addiction which are typically not physical ones at all. For example, many persons become involved in substance abuse to mask and keep away from really serious problems in their lives. If one only attempts to overcome the physical urges and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at truly resolving the psychological and emotional problems, that once resolved, will assure long-term sobriety.

Once a person comes to terms with the reality that they need help to resolve drug addiction, the next move is selecting the appropriate drug rehab for them. Some drug rehabilitation programs don't involve any form of inpatient stay and provide services on an outpatient basis for instance. At this form of drug rehab the person gets treatment during the day and returns home in the evening. While this kind of drug rehab may seem convenient, it will not present the proper treatment environment for somebody who desires to step away from drug influences and other situations which could compromise one's sobriety. The most proven and effective treatment settings are those which involve an inpatient or residential stay, so that the person can focus entirely on bettering themselves and healing from addiction, not on every day interruptions and drug addiction triggers.

For example, somebody or some circumstance in one's environment could be the actual trigger of one's drug use. If the person returns to this just about every day while in drug rehab, all gains will be lost and most will normally relapse. There are also various lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug treatment programs, with treatment curriculums which range from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, an individual who is set on fixing addiction issues once and for all should stay in drug rehab as long as it will take. A month in treatment is rarely enough time to even recuperate physically from chronic substance abuse. A considerable amount of time is required, 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 clean start once treatment is finished.

The cost of drug rehab can differ considerably of course, depending on the amenities provided, length of stay, etc. While cost should never be an obstacle to receiving life-saving treatment in drug rehab, it is a logistic that some may have concern over. After all, addiction is inclined to exhaust all assets and it can be difficult to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Fortunately, most private drug treatment programs accept many types of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug treatment programs will even work with people to either offer payment assistance or offer a sliding fee scale based off of one's income and individual circumstances. Addicted persons and their family members will find that treatment counselors are more than ready to help present solutions and support to get the logistical and monetary 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 effective method of helping persuade them to do so. Drug rehabilitation programs in Sanford work closely with professional drug interventionists who are skilled and seasoned in getting people to treatment effectively. An intervention is a tool which can help drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug behavior, and notice the gift that is being offered to them which can help them make a healthier and fruitful life for themselves.

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


Additional Information on Drug Addiction and Treatment

20 treatment listings in or near Sanford, Maine:

  • Waban Projects Inc
    Waban Projects Inc is a Drug Abuse Rehab Center that is located at:

    5 Dunaway Drive
    Sanford, ME. 4073

    If you would like to contact Waban Projects Inc, you can reach them at 207-324-7955.

    Waban Projects Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Medicare
  • Health Affiliates Maine
    Health Affiliates Maine is a Drug Abuse Rehab Center that is located at:

    908 Main Street
    Sanford, ME. 4073

    If you would like to contact Health Affiliates Maine, you can reach them at 207-651-1287.

    Health Affiliates Maine offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse 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), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Richer Counseling Services
    4.7 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Richer Counseling Services is a Substance Abuse Treatment Program that is located at:

    49 Pleasant Street
    Springvale, ME. 4083

    If you would like to contact Richer Counseling Services, you can reach them at 207-324-4411.

    Richer Counseling Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance
  • York County Shelter Program Inc
    6.3 miles from Sanford, Maine
    York County Shelter Program Inc is a Drug Recovery Program that is located at:

    147 Shaker Hill Road
    Alfred, ME. 4002

    If you would like to contact York County Shelter Program Inc, you can reach them at 207-324-1137.

    York County Shelter Program Inc offers the following treatment services: Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • York County Shelters Programs Inc
    6.3 miles from Sanford, Maine
    York County Shelters Programs Inc is a Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    147 Shaker Hill Road
    Alfred, ME. 4002

    If you would like to contact York County Shelters Programs Inc, you can reach them at 207-324-1137.

    York County Shelters Programs Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Short-Term Treatment (30 Days Or Less), Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Recovery Maine Inc
    7.4 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Recovery Maine Inc is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    33 Main Street
    North Berwick, ME. 3906

    If you would like to contact Recovery Maine Inc, you can reach them at 207-558-2111.

    Recovery Maine Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), 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, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Kennebunk Counseling Center
    9.8 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Kennebunk Counseling Center is a Drug Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    2 Livewell Drive
    Kennebunk, ME. 4043

    If you would like to contact Kennebunk Counseling Center, you can reach them at 207-467-3369.

    Kennebunk Counseling Center 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)
  • Carolyn Curtis LCSW LADC
    9.9 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Carolyn Curtis LCSW LADC is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program that is located at:

    11 Main Street
    Kennebunk, ME. 4043

    If you would like to contact Carolyn Curtis LCSW LADC, you can reach them at 207-229-6270.

    Carolyn Curtis LCSW LADC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Recovery Associates of Southern Maine
    9.9 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Recovery Associates of Southern Maine is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility that is located at:

    1662 Post Road
    Wells, ME. 4090

    If you would like to contact Recovery Associates of Southern Maine, you can reach them at 207-985-8900.

    Recovery Associates of Southern Maine offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Southern Maine Healthcare
    13.1 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Southern Maine Healthcare is a Drug Recovery Facility that is located at:

    1 Medical Center Drive
    Biddeford, ME. 4005

    If you would like to contact Southern Maine Healthcare, you can reach them at 207-283-7000.

    Southern Maine Healthcare offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Frisbie Memorial Hospital
    13.7 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Frisbie Memorial Hospital is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility that is located at:

    11 Whitehall Road
    Rochester, NH. 3867

    If you would like to contact Frisbie Memorial Hospital, you can reach them at 603-335-8198.

    Frisbie Memorial Hospital offers the following treatment services: Hospital Inpatient, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance
  • Food Addiction and
    15.2 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Food Addiction and is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    5 Allfred Street
    Biddeford, ME. 4005

    If you would like to contact Food Addiction and , you can reach them at 207-229-5383.

    Food Addiction and offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Oceanside Community Services LLP
    15.7 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Oceanside Community Services LLP is a Substance Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    209 Main Street
    Saco, ME. 4072

    If you would like to contact Oceanside Community Services LLP, you can reach them at 207-571-9923 x301.

    Oceanside Community Services LLP offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Merrimack River Medical Services
    16.7 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Merrimack River Medical Services is a Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    200 Route 108
    Somersworth, NH. 3878

    If you would like to contact Merrimack River Medical Services, you can reach them at 603-953-0077.

    Merrimack River Medical Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, 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), Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Southeastern New Hampshire Services
    16.7 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Southeastern New Hampshire Services is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    272 County Farm Road
    Dover, NH. 3820

    If you would like to contact Southeastern New Hampshire Services, you can reach them at 603-516-8160.

    Southeastern New Hampshire Services offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • York County Shelters Program Inc
    16.8 miles from Sanford, Maine
    York County Shelters Program Inc is a Drug Rehab Program that is located at:

    105 Garland Road
    West Newfield, ME. 4095

    If you would like to contact York County Shelters Program Inc, you can reach them at 207-636-5535.

    York County Shelters Program Inc offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Gloria Giroux LCSW LADC
    18.3 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Gloria Giroux LCSW LADC is a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program that is located at:

    18 Rockland Drive
    Old Orchard Beach, ME. 4064

    If you would like to contact Gloria Giroux LCSW LADC, you can reach them at 207-485-4914.

    Gloria Giroux LCSW LADC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment
  • York Hospital
    19.1 miles from Sanford, Maine
    York Hospital is a Drug Abuse Rehab Center that is located at:

    15 Hospital Drive
    York, ME. 3909

    If you would like to contact York Hospital, you can reach them at 207-351-2118.

    York Hospital offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Women, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Milestone Foundation
    19.4 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Milestone Foundation is an Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    28 Portland Avenue
    Old Orchard Beach, ME. 4064

    If you would like to contact Milestone Foundation, you can reach them at 207-934-5231.

    Milestone Foundation offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Men, Criminal Justice Clients
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)
  • Mary Menard LADC
    20.5 miles from Sanford, Maine
    Mary Menard LADC is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center that is located at:

    636 US Route 1
    Scarborough, ME. 4070

    If you would like to contact Mary Menard LADC, you can reach them at 207-329-9555.

    Mary Menard LADC offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment