Six month residential treatment center (Therapeutic Community) for teens whose lives have become unmanageable because of alcohol and drug abuse. In addition to individualized treatment programs, the Academy offers teens a course of education meant to help them catch up on schoolwork lost to drugs. Grades and credit for work successfully completed while at Phoenix Academy will be issued from Maranacook Community Schools.
Treatment program also includes - group, family and individual counseling, - life-skills training, - education on substance abuse and its effects, - participation in AA, NA, and other self-help groups.
Adolescents; ages 13 - 17 (can turn 18 in treatment), coed. Primarily from Central Maine (Region II) though any teen from Maine is eligible.