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Maine Statewide Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112 If you need immediate help, or you are in a crisis.

Warm Line: 1-866-771-9276 A peer-to-peer support program for adults (18 years +). It offers trained specialists with life experience in mental health and/or substance use & recovery.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): 1-800-974-0062

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): 1-800-737-6237

Statewide Al-Anon: 1-800-498-1844


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine Help Line (Available Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm)
1-800-464-5767 (Press 1)
Provides confidential non-crisis help for consumers of mental health services and their family members, and offers support and assistance with information about mental illness and the support & treatment system, understanding your rights and where to get the help you need.


Resources for Alcoholics and Problem Drinkers: Get Help



Boothbay Region Community Resources Council » | Assists persons in need on the Boothbay peninsula by providing information, referrals, resources, and programs (including food and clothing).

Non Emergency Boothbay Harbor Police: 207-633-2451

Meetings / Peer Support

AA Meeting Schedule »

Substance Abuse Support Group for Families »
When: Every Thursday, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Where: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick
Email: Irene Parcher
Phone: 373-6950
This free outpatient support group is open to anyone affected by the substance abuse of a loved one.  Behavioral health clinicians from Mid Coast Hospital’s Addiction Resource Center will facilitate the group.

Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery (MAAR) »

Recovery Support Services (Maine Directory by MAAR) »

Faces and Voices of Recovery (National Organization) »

Portland (ME) Recovery Community Center »

Bangor Area Recovery Network »

Social Clubs, Club Houses, Peer Support Centers, and Self Help groups in Maine (State of Maine Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services) »

Sober Nation » (online reading and community)


Treatment Centers & Healthcare Organizations

Mid Coast Hospital Addiction Resource Center (Damariscotta) »

Sweetser (Maine) »


More Information

Types of Treatment Programs » (National Institute on Drug Abuse

How Addiction Hijacks the Brain » (Harvard Health Publications)

Naloxone: Maine Law and Fact Sheet » (Maine Medical Association)

Are You in Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Problems?: Know Your Rights » (Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs)

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
800-729-6686 (toll-free) »

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
301-443-3860 »

National Institute on Drug Abuse
301-443-1124 »

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
877-276-4727 (toll-free) »