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Residential Treatment for Substance Abuse

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MaineGeneral Residential Services provides high-quality extended care for individuals with chronic addiction to substances who need long-term, supervised residential substance abuse treatment.

Our program is offered at two locations - Augusta and Sidney - for individuals who have had long-term difficulty with substance abuse and may also need support with a mental health diagnosis.

Our program is licensed by the state of Maine to provide services to those with co-occurring disorders.

The 9 Spruce Street, Augusta, location can accommodate eight women and the 2093 Belgrade Road, Sidney location can accommodate 12 men.

Staff and clinicians on each site provide counseling, assistance and support for our residents 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Our Treatment Approach

Treatment is up to nine months in an abstinence-based setting, supported by:

  • Daily individual and group counseling
  • Psyciatric services and support for those with mental health diagnoses
  • Regular participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and/or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings
  • Off-site medical care and referrals
  • Access to immediate emergency services
  • Assistance in acquiring benefits - food stamps, MaineCare and other community support services - depending on need and eligibility
  • Extensive needs assessments for coordinating aftercare treatment

These services are designed to help adults get the extra structure and treatment they need to stay clean and/or sober and live successfully in their communities.

Program Costs

Our mission is to provide needed services regardless of an individual's ability to pay.

Our program is supported by MaineCare reimbursement and grant funding. We encourage individuals who can benefit from our program - or their families - to apply for MaineCare coverage. Our staff can assist individuals/families with the application process.

Residential Services Staff

MaineGeneral Residential Services' counselors and aides assist those we treat by offering a broad range of knowledge and experience in addiction recovery and mental health treatment.

Our staff includes:

  • Certified alcohol and drug counselors (CADC)
  • Licensed alcohol and drug counselor (LADC)
  • Therapists with licensed master social worker (LMSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) credentials in social work and/or mental health counseling

Staff are certified in emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and are certified residential medication aides (CRMA).

Contact Us

If you are an individual - or the family member of an individual - who continues to struggle with addiction and has not been able to maintain a successful recovery program, please call (877) 777-9393 (toll-free) for more information.