If you or a loved one struggles with substance use disorder and needs to break an addiction, see the experts at Northwest Winds Recovery in Bangor, Maine. Steven Weisberger, DO, and his skilled team offer in-person and virtual substance abuse treatment to improve your quality of life and ensure you remain addiction-free for a lifetime. Schedule an in-person or virtual evaluation by phone or online today.

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What is substance abuse treatment?

Substance abuse treatment is a mental health solution available at Northwest Winds Recovery that helps you break an addiction to drugs, alcohol, or other highly addictive substances. The Northwest Winds Recovery experts are highly skilled with years of experience and tailor each treatment to your individualized needs.

What are the symptoms of substance abuse disorder?

The symptoms you may experience due to substance use disorder include:

  • Feeling high
  • Withdrawal symptoms after quitting
  • Poor job or work performance
  • Strong urges to take addictive substances
  • Relationship challenges
  • Inability to stop using substances
  • Desiring more and more of a substance
  • Poor decision-making
  • Mood swings
  • Frequent accidents
  • Memory problems
  • Financial or legal issues

You might find it difficult to stay in school or hold down a secure job due to substance use disorder. Fortunately, this condition is highly treatable with the right care plan in place.

Who benefits from substance abuse treatment?

Substance use disorder can affect anyone, but common risk factors include:

  • Family history of substance use disorder
  • Personal history of an addiction
  • Depression, anxiety, or other mental health concerns
  • Trying highly addictive substances
  • Using illicit substances at an early age
  • Peer pressure
  • Taking addictive prescription pain medications

Adopting healthy habits and avoiding addictive substances may reduce your risk of a drug or alcohol addiction.

Is substance abuse treatment right for me?

To determine which substance abuse treatment best matches your needs, the Northwest Winds Recovery team discusses your symptoms, medical history, lifestyle habits, and more. They complete a comprehensive mental health evaluation to determine which mental health disorder you have and how to best treat it.

What does substance abuse treatment entail?

Northwest Winds Recovery provides the following treatments for substance use disorder:

Medication management

Your mental health specialist provides Suboxone® and other medications that help you overcome addictions and minimize cravings for harmful substances and withdrawal symptoms.

Recovery coaching

Meeting with a recovery coach at Northwest Winds Recovery guides you through the journey toward breaking an addiction, adopting healthy habits, and living your best life.

Addiction counseling

Addiction counseling with a skilled specialist teaches you behavior-change strategies that are highly effective for overcoming substance use disorder and staying sober for life.

Online group counseling

Northwest Winds Recovery offers convenient online group counseling sessions that provide opportunities to talk with other people struggling with addictions and a licensed therapist.

Schedule an evaluation at Northwest Winds Recovery by phone or online today to determine if substance abuse treatment is right for you.