mother holding daughter as she explains her problematic drinking

Recognizing Warning Signs of Anorexia Relapse

Eating disorders are a challenging condition 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 recovery have failed. It is a…

mother supporting loved daughter through her addiction recovery

Supporting Your Loved One Through Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a disease that does not discriminate; it affects people of all genders, ages, races, ethnicities, professions, and socioeconomic classes. In addition, addiction affects everyone, not just the person with a substance use disorder. Spouses, children, and relatives feel the impact too as they deal with the stress, uncertainty, and disorder that substance misuse…

women laughing over breakfast at Crossroads residential treatment program

Residential Treatment Program: Why Does it Stand Above Others?

When it comes to treating substance use disorders, there are many addiction treatment centers in Maine to choose from. Each of these facilities offers different approaches and strategies for recovery. There has been a surge in treatment facilities, sober living communities, and outpatient clinics that offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) throughout Maine, but these are not…