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Importance of Gender-Specific Treatment

When you’re looking for addiction treatment programs, you should consider seeking gender-specific treatment programs. These treatment programs focus on treating men and women separately. Many fundamental cultural and biological differences appear in men and women, particularly in substance use. Women face different issues when it comes to dependence, the substance you use, and how your…

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Telehealth Services

COVID-19 has paralyzed daily life, with millions engaging in social distancing. Many sectors of the economy have suspended operations, including sports, travel, and restaurants. Large parts of the American workforce are working from home. With social distancing, addiction treatment and eating disorder therapy can be complicated. However, Crossroads Maine is still offering treatment through our…

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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…

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It Takes a Village: Tackling the Complex Nature of Addiction

Recovery from addiction is not just about resolving physical dependence on drugs or alcohol. These substances also impact the brain and have an effect on virtually every aspect of a person’s life. Due to the complex nature of addiction, it takes more than just a single doctor providing treatment for recovery to take place. It…