Maine Alcohol Tax Bill Public Hearing on April 25th

According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 13% of budget expenditures in state government alone go to dealing with the consequences of untreated addiction. Yet, nationally, only about one-half of one percent of state spending is on treatment. Every little bit of money helps agencies like recovery centers for…

® Receives Grant to Help Friends And Family Members Understand Addiction">

® Receives Grant to Help Friends And Family Members Understand Addiction" rel="bookmark">Crossroads for Women® Receives Grant to Help Friends And Family Members Understand Addiction

Crossroads for Women® recently received a grant in the amount of $6,528.00 from the Davis Family Foundation for The Effects of Addiction on Friends and Family Project. The Davis Family Foundation provides grants primarily to Maine-based educational, medical and cultural/arts charitable organizations in support of a wide variety of worthwhile projects. The grant will be…

Celebrity Rehab

The Today Show recently did a spot on the trend of celebrities checking into fancy rehab centers to “cure addictions”. They discussed the good and bad of publicizing addiction treatment essentially as a vacation. Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan’s recent stints with rehab have been well documented in the media. And you’ve probably heard about…