The correlation between substance abuse and criminal behavior among adolescents is very high. 90% of youth incarcerated in Maine need treatment for substance abuse issues. Day One provides services to youth committed to Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland.
Day One counselors also provide treatment to incarcerated males ages 18-25 at Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston. This service, for young adult male prisoners, selects individuals from the Maine Correctional Center to participate in rehabilitative programming. Additionally, Day One counselors provide treatment to other adults at Mountain View.
Day One provides the following services at Long Creek and Mountain View:
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Family therapy
- Relapse prevention
- Community reintegration support
- Aftercare counseling after discharge