Amber’s Story of Recovery

Lori Martin, LSW is a Project Coordinator/Case Manager at Crossroads. She recently sat down with Amber to talk about treatment at Crossroads in the Pregnant and Postpartum Residential Grant Program and how it has changed her life. The following is Amber’s story of recovery, as told by Lori. Amber heard about Crossroads from her mother. Her…

Video: Crossroads Pregnant and Postpartum Substance Abuse Treatment Program (Maine)

Last August, we announced that Crossroads was awarded $1.5 million over 3 years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The money has allowed us to enhance our residential substance abuse treatment program for pregnant and postpartum women and their children. We’re excited and proud to report that the treatment completion rate for…

Shannon Trainor Talks About Gender-Specific Treatment on Growing Up Chaotic Radio Show

Crossroads Clinical Director, Shannon Trainor, LCSW, CCS, was on the Growing up Chaotic Show on BlogTalk Radio yesterday talking about gender-specific substance abuse treatment. The show “provides a 360° view on all topics related to addiction, recovery, abuse, and mental illness.” Shannon talked with the show’s host, Dawn Clancy, about what gender-focused therapy is and Crossroads’ approach…

Acupuncture for Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Recovery

As part of the Children And Mothers Program (CAMP) for pregnant and postpartum women at Crossroads, clients receive weekly acupuncture sessions with a licensed acupuncturist. Research has proven that acupuncture relieves some of the health-related issues common in pregnancy, eases the delivery process and assists with the mental, physical and emotional issues in postpartum women.…

Crossroads Teaming Up With The Opportunity Alliance for Medication Management Services

Crossroads is excited to announce a new collaborative relationship with The Opportunity Alliance to provide medication management services as an extension of our existing outpatient services. Crossroads’ assistant clinical director, Mary Anne Roy, Psy.D, CCS says, “We have started collaborating with The Opportunity Alliance in the past month and feel very positive about this new partnership. They are…

Crossroads on Perspectives

Teresa Bendokas-Heinfeld, Crossroads’ system administrator, was recently a guest on the radio show Perspectives. The local radio show is dedicated to featuring Maine-based non-profit organizations. On the show, Teresa talks to host Sandra Gilly about Crossroads’ gender-responsive addiction treatment and its concentration on the ways in which men and women get better differently. She talks…