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® is Looking for Auction Items for its 1st Annual Online Auction Fundraiser" rel="bookmark">Crossroads for Women® is Looking for Auction Items for its 1st Annual Online Auction Fundraiser

In honor of moms everywhere, Crossroads for Women® will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to raise money for our nonprofit organization. The auction will run from April 9th until April 28th, giving everyone enough time to shop for mom and get items before Mother’s Day. (Of course, we’ll have items…

Senior Staff and Clients Connect over Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Nikki Oliver, program manager over at Crossroads for Women®’s halfway house, recently invited senior managers over for lunch with clients. Our executive director, chief of operations, director of administrative services, clinical director and communications specialist make the short trek to the house and enjoyed some yummy soup and sandwiches (made by Nikki). Clients got to…

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®" rel="bookmark">Bridging the Gap Between Halfway House and Residential Rehab Programs at Crossroads for Women®

In an effort to help bridge the gap between our clients beginning their recovery journey and the clients who “know the ropes” here at Crossroads for Women®, the women at our halfway house (aka, Back Cove) invited the women at our residential rehabilitation (aka, Res) program to their weekly “All House” meeting. The All House…

Maine’s Substance Abuse Services Report Card

The Maine Substance Abuse Services Commission recently released the first ever  report card that measures how well a state is doing in addressing alcohol and drug prevention, treatment and recovery related issues and needs. The report card was modeled after Join Together’s “Blueprint for the States: Policies to Improve the Ways States Organized and Deliver…

Parents: Hearing About Your Past Acohol and Drug Use May Make Your Teen More Responsible About Their Own Use

Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization that helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction, recently launched a campaign called “Four Generations Overcoming Addiction.” The campaign was inspired by a national survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for Hazelden, that found parents’ honesty about their own drug and alcohol use when they were young…

STAR-SI Accomplishments in the State of Maine

Crossroads for Women® recently wrapped up its participation in the Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention-State Implementation (STAR-SI) Initiative. STAR-SI, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was initiated in 9 states, including Maine, over 3 years with the goal…