Refer someone to Day One quickly and easily online.

Are you working with a person or family who needs a type of help that you just don’t feel qualified to give? We can help you help them by connecting them with tailored support services to meet their needs.
For over 45 years, we’ve been providing substance use and mental health services to adolescents and their families across Maine. The treatment programs and support services we offer are designed to produce successful outcomes for the diverse and ever-changing needs of Maine’s young people and adults. Our goal is to help your patients, your students, and your families live their best lives.

Monday-Friday: 9-4:30pm


How can we help?

Our team of licensed clinicians specializes in the treatment of substance use disorder, mental health and co-occurring disorders in children, adolescents and adults, so you can be confident that the care your patient receives is tailored to their individual needs.
We start with a comprehensive assessment. From there, we make connections to the targeted services that include:


We have the capacity to help those you cannot

Supporting all Mainers for over 45 years.

We understand that everyone’s needs are different, and we are here to help.

The best care for them.
The easiest referral for you.

Referrals are triaged to make sure everyone gets to the right program quickly.

Expert knowledge.
Human compassion.

Our highly trained clinical team focuses on the individual needs of those we care for, customizing treatment to meet the needs of the individual AND the family.

A full continuum of care.

We treat adolescents and adults, individuals, and families to create more holistic and sustainable change. We see the individual through the lens of family, school, and community.

“I had a student who was working through issues that I just didn’t have the experience to address. Day One’s referral process was easy. But that wasn’t the best part. The student—and his family—got the counseling needed to move forward.”


Frequently asked questions

We encourage all callers to utilize 211 which is completely confidential and connects you to expert and caring help and information on resources.

There are waitlists for most services. Depending on the service being requested waitlists may range. If you make a referral someone will reach out to you within 2-3 business days to give you an update. 

Yes, please expect someone to reach out to you within no more than 2-3 business days to give you an update. 

Day One accepts Maine Care and most commercial insurances including Medicare. 

Through our referral process indicated throughout this site. 

It has allowed us to expand our telehealth services while also keeping 2 offices functional for in-person services as well. 

No, we don’t currently have an active IOP program. 

Refer someone
quickly and easily.

Monday-Friday: 9:00am-4:30pm

Or, if your prefer, download a printable referral form you can submit by fax.