Substance Use Disorder

Substance Use Disorder Services

The Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders Program helps adults, adolescents and families whose lives have been disrupted by harmful relationships with abused substances. The program also provides integrated services for people who have mental health concerns co-occurring with substance use problems.

The program assists people in creating a lifestyle of personal freedom from the harmful effects of substance misuse, abuse and dependence.

Services include:

  • Screening, assessment and evaluation
  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Group and community education
  • Training and consultation

Prevention Services

Certified Batterers Intervention for Females 
48 week community-based educational programs for female domestic abuse offenders – funded through:

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

Offers Somerset County first- and second-time non-violent offenders an alternative to incarceration in the county jail – in partnership with Attorney General’s Office.

CRAFT uses non-confrontational methods to help eliminate reinforcement for drinking and enhance positive reinforcement for sobriety. The method also helps family members improve the quality of their own lives.

18-hour intervention program for youth under the age of 21 who commit nonviolent offenses to have their records cleaned – in partnership with Maine Department of Corrections.

Addresses underage use of Alcohol, Binge Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, and Prescription Drugs – in partnership with Somerset Public Health.
Somerset Public Health

12-hour class with Certificate of Completion for adults who wish to look at their choices around substance use.

Training for those wishing to become Certified Prevention Specialists – in partnership with AdCare.
AdCare Maine

Education based program for youth experimenting with alcohol or other drugs. The program empowers youth to make healthy decisions and reduce risk.

Primary prevention related to stimulants, opioids, prescription drugs, marijuana and alcohol misuse – funded by UNE.
University of New England