• The human liver combines cocaine and alcohol to produce a third substance, cocaethylene, which intensifies the effects of the drug. Cocaethylene is associated with a greater risk of sudden death than just crack cocaine.
  • Some individuals who abuse Xanax recreationally may dissolve the drug into liquid form and then inject it into their veins much like heroin.
  • Rapid opiate detoxification to treat opiate withdrawal can be performed in a hospital or private clinic setting using a drug such as Naltrexone, an opiate antagonist that blocks opiate receptors and reverses the effects of opiates. Clonidine is administered at the same time to ease the symptoms of withdrawal.
  • Use of methamphetamine often results in mental confusion which can impair one's ability to take medications that have been prescribed for HIV infection or other conditions, worsening the illness and outcome of the illness.


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Residential Long-Term Rehab (More Than 30 Days) - Standish

Going to and completing a residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days) program in Standish is typically the cornerstone in an addict's successful recovery from their personal struggles with drug and alcohol addiction. This kind of drug treatment is more intensive than others due to the fact the client lives at the facility full-time through the treatment process. While many addicts are initially hesitant about going to a long-term program lasting longer than 30 days they soon comprehend the great benefit. A residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days) program supplies the recovering individual the time to totally withdrawal from drugs and concentrate on themselves. Shorter programs are not capable of this due to their brief duration.

  • Crossroads for Women
    7.1 miles from Standish, Maine
    Crossroads for Women is a Drug Treatment Program that is located at:

    114 Main Street
    Windham, ME. 4062

    If you would like to contact Crossroads for Women, you can reach them at 207-773-9931.

    Crossroads for Women offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, 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, Pregnant/Postpartum Women, Women, Residential Beds For Clients Children, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Private Health Insurance