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  • Nearly all federal offenders sentenced for heroin related charges in 2008 were involved in trafficking, and 0.8% of cases were for simple possession.
  • Studies indicate that elevated levels of serum C-reactive protein (CRP), a protein associated with inflammation, in cocaine abusers is associated with endothelial abnormalities and coronary artery calcification; factors known to contribute to heart disease.
  • Nearly 40% of individuals seeking detox or substance abuse treatment as part of an emergency room visit in 2009 were admitted to the hospital.
  • Out of the nearly 2 million substance abuse treatment admissions reported to State administrative data systems in 2008, most (41.4 percent) involved alcohol abuse.

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Drug Rehab in Skowhegan

Struggling with any kind of drug addiction is a large burden to carry, and one which comes with numerous consequences if left unresolved. People with the best of intentions who want to stop often 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 individuals cannot quit on their own, and these reasons are what make drug treatment in Skowhegan a more effective and established method of resolving drug addiction.

The benefits of a drug rehab in Skowhegan consist of having the support and tools at hand to resolve any issues and challenges that may arise through detox and withdrawal, as well as the chance to address the real troubles that triggered drug addiction which are normally not physical ones at all. For example, many men and women become involved in substance abuse to mask and avoid serious problems in their lives. If one only attempts to overcome the physical cravings and such on one's own, they really aren't making any headway at actually resolving the psychological and emotional problems, that once resolved, will assure long-term sobriety.

Once a particular person comes to terms with the reality that they need help to resolve drug addiction, the next move is picking the appropriate drug rehab for them. Some drug rehab programs don't call for any form of inpatient stay and offer services on an outpatient basis for instance. At this kind of drug rehab the individual receives treatment in the course of the day and returns home in the evening. While this kind of drug rehab may seem practical, it will not offer the appropriate treatment environment for somebody who desires to step away from drug influences and other situations which could compromise one's sobriety. The most confirmed and effective treatment settings are those which require an inpatient or residential stay, so that the individual can concentrate entirely on bettering themselves and healing from addiction, not on every day distractions and drug addiction triggers.

For instance, somebody or some situation in one's environment could be the precise cause of one's drug use. If the particular person returns to this each day while in drug rehab, all gains will be lost and most will usually relapse. There are also varying lengths of stay even in inpatient and residential drug treatment programs, with treatment curriculums varying from 30 days to up to a year for some. As a rule of thumb, a person who is intent on fixing addiction problems once and for all should stay in drug rehab as long as it will take. A month in treatment is hardly enough time to even recuperate physically from persistent substance abuse. A considerable amount of time is needed, even months in some cases, to benefit from intensive therapy and other treatment tools to heal psychologically and emotionally so that one can really make a clean start once treatment is complete.

The price of drug rehab can fluctuate considerably of course, depending on the amenities offered, length of stay, etc. While cost should never be an obstacle to getting life-saving treatment in drug rehab, it is a logistic that some may have concern over. After all, addiction is inclined to exhaust all resources and it can be tough to pay for drug rehab when the time comes. Luckily, most private drug treatment programs accept many kinds of private health insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. Some drug treatment programs will even work with individuals to either supply payment assistance or offer a sliding fee scale based off of one's revenue and individual circumstances. Addicted people and their families will find that treatment counselors are more than prepared to help present solutions and support to get the logistical and monetary issues resolved so that these are not a hurdle to getting the individuals started in drug rehab.

If somebody 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 rehabilitation programs in Skowhegan work closely with professional drug interventionists who are skilled and experienced in getting people to treatment efficiently. An intervention is a tool which can assist drug addicted individuals see past the immediate need to satiate their drug behavior, and notice the gift that is being supplied 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 questions answered and any assistance needed to get the process started right away. The sooner the individual 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 Skowhegan, Maine:

  • Scott LeBlanc LADC
    Scott LeBlanc LADC is a Drug Rehabilitation Program 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)
  • Cornerstone BHC Affiliate
    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)
  • Community Health and Counseling Servs
    Community Health and Counseling Servs is a Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    30 High Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Community Health and Counseling Servs, you can reach them at 207-858-4860.

    Community Health and Counseling Servs offers the following treatment services: Outpatient
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
  • Spurwink Services
    Spurwink Services is a Drug Abuse Treatment Center 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)
  • Gerald W Thibault LCPC
    Gerald W Thibault LCPC is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility 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)
  • Kennebec Behavioral Health
    Kennebec Behavioral Health is a Drug Rehabilitation Program that is located at:

    5 Commerce Drive
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Kennebec Behavioral Health, you can reach them at 207-474-8688.

    Kennebec Behavioral Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
  • Crisis and Counseling Centers Inc
    Crisis and Counseling Centers Inc is an Addiction Recovery Program that is located at:

    346 Water Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Crisis and Counseling Centers Inc, you can reach them at 207-626-3448.

    Crisis and Counseling Centers Inc offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, 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)
  • Sweetser Affiliate
    Sweetser Affiliate is a Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility that is located at:

    316 Water Street
    Skowhegan, ME. 4976

    If you would like to contact Sweetser Affiliate, you can reach them at 207-431-4162.

    Sweetser Affiliate offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Adolescents, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Women, Men
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance
  • Blue Sky Counseling
    16.2 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Blue Sky Counseling is an Addiction Recovery Program 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
    16.2 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Dirigo Counseling Clinic Waterville is a Substance Abuse 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
    16.4 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    MaineGeneral Medical Center is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program 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
    16.9 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    MaineGeneral is a Drug Addiction Treatment Center 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
    16.9 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Maine General is an Addiction Recovery Program 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
    16.9 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    ME Childrens Home for Little Wanderers is an Addiction Treatment Facility 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
  • Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc
    19.4 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Northeast Occupational Exchange Inc is a Drug Abuse Rehab Program 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)
  • A New Philosophy
    24.1 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    A New Philosophy is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab 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)
  • Health Affiliates Maine
    25.1 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Health Affiliates Maine is an Addiction Treatment Facility 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
  • South China
    27.7 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    South China is a Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center 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)
  • Spencer Street
    31.2 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    Spencer Street is a Drug Rehab Service 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
  • MGCC Outpatient Counseling
    33.1 miles from Skowhegan, Maine
    MGCC Outpatient Counseling is a Substance Abuse Program that is located at:

    9 Spruce Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    If you would like to contact MGCC Outpatient Counseling, you can reach them at 207-621-7218.

    MGCC Outpatient Counseling offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Detoxification, Outpatient, Residential Long-Term Treatment (More Than 30 Days), Women
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)