6 Drug Rehab Centers Near Lincoln, Maine
Lincoln Maine is located in Penobscot County in central Maine and is home to over 4,300 acres of water and 70 miles of shore frontage along its lakes and rivers. Lincoln has a population of a little more than 5,000 people and features two rehab centers in town.
Substance Abuse in Lincoln & Penobscot County
Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services maintains statistics on substance abuse, treatment admissions, and other health indicators for the state. Information is available on a county level, including Penobscot County.
- Between 2012 and 2014, Penobscot County had the highest rate of drug-affected births of any county in Maine, according to Maine’s Office of Child and Family Services.
- In 2014, 63.2 opioid pills were prescribed for every resident of Penobscot County, about the average in Maine’s counties.
- Maine’s central district experienced the highest rate of poison center calls for opioids, benzodiazepines, and street drugs in 2014.
Traveling For The Best Program
Lincoln residents will need to travel about 40 miles to Bangor to access other types of treatment and recovery program options.Article Sources
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration - https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator?sAddr=Lincoln%2C%20ME%2C%20USA#