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Mental health and substance use disorder services in Maine are a necessity for more and more individuals due to an increase in related disorders and a decrease in provider availability. Many individuals are doing their best to get by while being put on long wait lists. In addition, services for those unable to function adequately in the community due to severe and persistent mental health disorders is sorely lacking. The recent COVID-19 Pandemic has resulted in an additional increase in substance use and mental health difficulties due to a number of ongoing issues, including loss of employment, being distanced from loved ones, increase in abusive behaviors, and fear of self or loved ones getting this disease. While many mental health providers offered teletherapy through the pandemic out of necessity, most normally do not. Doing so on a regular basis will result in the ability to serve the entire state rather than one geographic location and will resulting in assisting many more clients than other agencies can. We will work with nursing homes as well to assure that the elderly population will also be able to easily access much needed mental health services. We will also be available more hours than most agencies to prevent the need for clients to upend their lives and jobs in order to obtain services.

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No waitlist as of 04/18/2024

Certified case managers work with individuals to help them identify their strengths and needs, connect them to community resources, and to provide advocacy while working through a treatment plan together that focuses on achieving recovery and independence. We provide these services to Section 17 eligible members. This service is available in the Livermore Falls and Franklin County area.

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No waitlist for IOP; Accepting to waitlist for individual SUD counseling as of 04/18/2024

Lifeline for ME, LLC offers individual and group therapy, including an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to address substance use disorders. Our clients are in various stages of recovery. We use evidence-based treatment strategies.

IOP is held Monday to Thursday mornings, 9am to noon, for 12 weeks.

We also are a provider of Driver Education and Evaluation Program (DEEP) assessments and treatment.


As of 4/18/2024, we are not accepting referrals for individual mental health therapy.
We are accepting individuals to the waitlist for virtual DBT for a start date of May 20, 2024.
We are anticipating starting an in-person DBT group June 4 if we receive enough interest.

Our virtual, statewide DBT group runs on Mondays 10am-12:30pm. We admit new clients at the start of each module, roughly every 4-6 weeks.
Our in-person DBT group would be Tuesdays, noon to 2:30pm

Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment


No openings available as of 04/18/2024 due to lack of staff.

Certified staff provide in-home services to eligible individuals to support them in learning daily living skills to assist them in remaining as independent as possible in their homes and communities. This service is available in the Livermore Falls and Franklin County areas.

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