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Finding a PHP for Women in Maine that Treats SUD and Eating Disorders

A partial hospitalization program, or PHP, is ideal if you’re looking for help with addiction for the first time. However, it can also be helpful if you’re looking for extra support in your recovery to avoid relapse. It’s not easy for many people to remove themselves from their everyday life to enter inpatient residential treatment.…

a woman knows she's about to experience anorexia relapse

Recognizing Warning Signs of Anorexia Relapse

Those who are facing eating disorders know that they are challenging conditions to manage. Everyone’s experience is a little different, as is their relationship with food, self-esteem, body image, and other contributing factors. Recovery is not as easy as just eating more, and individuals should not view anorexia relapse as a sign that treatment or…

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How to Help Someone with Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder often face day-to-day lives filled with unpredictable, destabilizing mood swings. In addition, they encounter other issues that can interfere with the ability to maintain a functional daily routine. For these reasons, immediate treatment by trained specialists is critical. At Crossroads, we specialize in treating women with bipolar disorder who also deal…

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What Causes Personality Disorders and How to Get Help

It can be extremely challenging and frustrating for those struggling with a mental health disorder to try and help themselves or a loved one. Identifying and treating mental health issues like personality disorders is of the utmost importance. Like many conditions, personality disorders take different forms, and the symptoms in one person could look different…

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The Connection Between Mental Health and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can directly affect a person’s mental and physical health. An eating disorder is not a lifestyle choice but a diagnosable mental health disorder. Seeking treatment as early as you can for an eating disorder is the best course of action as this provides the best chance of recovery. A residential eating disorder treatment…