Lewiston, a city that lies halfway between Portland and Augusta, is the second-largest in the U.S. state of Maine. Although the dominant language in Lewiston is English, it has the largest French-speaking population in the U.S. The population at Lewiston as of 2018 was estimated at 35,944. Opioid dependency has found its way into almost every part of the world. Inhabitants of Lewiston experiencing this may visit any methadone clinic Lewiston Maine for medication-assisted treatment. A methadone clinic is any clinic that specializes in the dispensing of medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Methadone clinics are regulated. All methadone clinics in Maine must be accredited by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration and register with the Drug Enforcement Administration before dispensing methadone. Methadone is used for pain management, but it also reduces the opioid withdrawal symptoms that patients may experience. Methadone should not be taken without the prescription of a medication-assisted treatment expert because its consumption could have some side effects. Doses of methadone are combined with counseling and psychosocial support to aid the recovery of program enrollee. Program enrollee is closely observed for the first few days of the medication-assisted treatment. Stable and compliant patients may be allowed to take methadone at home, between visits.