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Addiction No More: The Maine Heroin Addiction Help Line

How to choose the best heroin drug rehab center in Maine

When you make the choice to start a life without heroin, it can be a life-changing decision, that will have many short-term consequences that need to be addressed first. This is the main reason that researching your treatment options are very important. Finding a program that will handle all the addiction issues that need to be addressed, can be difficult if you are not informed as to the different types of treatment available for heroin addiction. We have a free 24-hour helpline that can answer any questions you may have about heroin drug rehab centers, luxury treatment for addiction and free heroin drug rehab centers in Maine. 

Our counselors are standing by to point you in the right direction. Give us a call and start the recovery process today. 

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How long should a heroin rehab take?

There are many variables to take into account to properly answer this question, and it can depend on a number of things. Treatment has to start with the individual. The addiction must be assessed in order to get the whole picture of the addiction and all of its subsequent parts. We must look at the length of the addiction, types of drugs used, the frequency of usage and physical dependency. These answers can give our counselors a good understanding of what it should take to recover from your Heroin addiction. Some programs will offer outpatient treatment for addiction and other will have short-term drug rehab options and long-term heroin addiction treatment rehabs. Talk to one of our free advisers for help finding a heroin drug rehab in Maine.   1-800-819-9973

aftercare treatmentFinding the right rehab center for heroin addiction to handle treatment and detox can be difficult especially if you are looking for a state-funded heroin rehab in Maine. With the increase of people who are becoming addicted to heroin, the beds that are allocated for treatment for the general public outside can be hard to locate.  Due to the increasing demand from the criminal justice system for treatment options, locating free treatment for heroin addiction can be difficult, to impossible to find on your own.  We do have free options for free treatment and some low-cost drug rehab centers that we can direct you if you do not have insurance coverage for drug rehab. 

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Will my insurance cover Heroin drug rehab?

Most rehabs that we have a working relationship with, will take most major insurance carriers, and work with the affordable healthcare insurance plans.  Private health insurance coverage can vary from policy to policy, depending on the plan chosen. It is best to get your insurance verified before entering into treatment to make sure that the out-of-pocket expense for the drug rehab center is manageable for the client. Give us a call and we can get your insurance verified and go over some options for treatment to ensure the least possible out-of-pocket expense for drug rehab. 

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Treating heroin addiction in Maine will involve many steps to make the recovery process effective. For most people, there will be a need for a medical detox to alleviate the symptoms of Heroin withdrawal.
Heroin addiction can sometimes include other drugs so it is very important to make sure that you disclose all of the drugs you are currently using and have taken in the past 6 months. This will help the detox center for heroin addiction, better diagnose and prescribe the best medications to make your detox go smoothly and as pain-free as possible. Do not try to detox on your own. Heroin withdrawal can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, depending on the length of heroin use and the amount of heroin being abused on a daily basis.

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Detox should be followed by an extensive stay at a Heroin Inpatient treatment program. Private Inpatient drug rehabs offer the best results for long-lasting sobriety from a Heroin addiction. 

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Most of the people who have fought with heroin addiction have one thing in common: They recovered from their addiction at an inpatient heroin rehab center. Some people can find sobriety in an outpatient treatment program but due to the temptations and availability to go find heroin, this type of program is less effective in treating the addiction as a whole.  The typical stay for someone recovering from a heroin addiction can vary from center to center and usually consists of 30-90 day programs.

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Heroin addiction medications and uses 
Sometimes a medical intervention can be used to help wean a person off of heroin at a slower rate, alleviating the withdrawal symptoms normally associated with a Heroin Detox. 
Buprenorphine: Being an opioid, Buprenorphine accesses the same receptors in the brain that heroin interacts with. This allows for a seemingly painless transition while managing cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Methadone: Over the last few decades, this drug has become a bit controversial due to the fact that the body can build up a tolerance quickly if taken to often and is under investigation for being potentially addictive. Methadone is considerably stronger than Buprenorphine but works in the same manner, offering alleviated symptoms from withdrawal.
Naltrexone: Designed to block opioid receptors, blocking the effects that would normally take place once Heroin or an opioid is entered into the system. Also used in treating alcoholism.
Suboxone: Specifically designed to work in combination with Buprenorphine and Naltrexone. This combination of drugs not only manages the addiction, it also alleviates the temptation to use heroin due to the opioid-blocking drug Naltrexone. 

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How to get help for a heroin addiction in Maine

Call our toll-free, confidential help line 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  • Free help with Heroin  addiction in Maine 
  • Financial options to cover the cost of heroin treatment
  • Insurance benefit verification for heroin detox and treatment
  • Information about heroin rehabs and intervention services for heroin addicts.
Call us now to discuss your treatment options. The information is free, the call is free and so is the referral.
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One of the main reasons that Maine is having a heroin epidemic is that the recent crackdown on prescription medications and the changing of the pills to make them harder to crush and snort for a quick high. This is the main contributing factors to the rapid rise in heroin addiction in Maine. The market is flooded with high quality, low-cost heroin coming up from New York. A 6 dollar bag of heroin in New York can fetch as much as 40 dollars in northern New England regions. This give a hefty profit margin for dealers looking to cash in on the recent heroin problem, making the problem even worse.

We have added a list of free and low-cost programs to help the people of Maine find drug rehab centers in their area.  If you Are still having problems finding treatment call us 24 hours a day 7 days a week toll-free. 1-800-819-9973

Awakenings Recovery Center
 897 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102

Sliding Fee Scale available for qualified individuals Substance Abuse, Counseling Intensive Out Patient Counseling, Individual Counseling Group Counseling, Family Counseling, Anger Management

York County Shelter Programs Inc
147 Shaker Hill Road
Alfred, ME 04002

Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services; Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient Types of patients treated: Persons with co-occurring mental health concerns and drug or alcohol addiction.

Wellspring Inc Outpatient Services
255 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME 04401

Substance abuse treatment. Treatment received at location: Outpatient

Wellspring Inc Women’s Program
 319 State Street
Bangor, ME 04401

Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services. Treatment received at location: Residential long-term treatment more than 30 days.

Wellspring Inc Men’s Program
Learn more 98 Cumberland Street
Bangor, ME 04401

Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services. Treatment received at location: Residential long-term treatment more than 30 days

Choice Skyward Mid-Coast Mental Health Center
Learn more 15 Mid Coast Drive
Belfast, ME 04915

Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services. Outpatient, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders.

Tri-County Mental Health Services Substance Abuse Services
Learn more 32 North High Street
Bridgton, ME 04009

Substance abuse treatment. Treatment received at location: Outpatient treatment services

Eastport Healthcare Inc
55 Franklin Street
Calais, ME 04619

Substance abuse treatment Outpatient: Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Mayo Regional Hospital Psychiatry and Counseling Services
Dexter Internal Medicine
41 High Street
Dexter, ME 04930

Substance abuse treatment. Outpatient, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Eastport Healthcare Inc
30 Boynton Street, P.O. Box H
Eastport, ME 04631

Substance abuse treatment. Outpatient, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients 

heroin detoxIf you know someone who could use our services or are looking for yourself give us a call 1-800-819-9973 and we can start the process of finding the best heroin addiction treatment program in Maine, or outside of the state if that is what you would prefer. 

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Heroin addiction is not something to be taken lightly, it can be a life or death decision to enter into a program for addiction so please seek help as soon as you can, and give us a call we are here to help.


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Learn about heroin addiction and how we can help you locate the best heroin addiction treatment center in the state of Maine. Call us toll free at 1-800-819-9973 today.