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Seeking Treatment for Binge Eating Disorder

Recovery from an eating disorder is not easy. Engaging in intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment at Crossroads Maine gives women a fighting chance to achieve lifelong recovery. In our comfortable and caring treatment center, women continue to build life skills and essential coping methods to create a healthy, happy lifestyle. We use gender-responsive models, as…

a woman struggles with eating disorder relapse signs

3 Signs of an Eating Disorder Relapse

With mental health concerns on the rise, so are concerns related to relapses for both addiction and eating disorders. These are uncharted times, and at Crossroads Maine, we want to make sure we are always offering women the help they need in their recovery, no matter the circumstances. Unfortunately, however, relapse is a common concern…

Woman Experiencing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

How Women Experience Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable thoughts and rituals. People with OCD usually recognize that their obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors may be unreasonable, but they cannot resist or stop them. These rituals only provide short-term relief, leaving a person feeling anxious and out of control. OCD affects men, women,…

Woman with Benzo Addiction

Women’s Recovery for Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines or benzos are medications that doctors prescribe to treat anxiety, panic disorders, seizures, and other manic and depressive episodes. Unfortunately, as effective as they are in treating certain mental health disorders, benzos can also be highly addictive. At Crossroads Maine, we understand the delicate balance between mental health treatment and developing an addiction to…