Windham Counseling Center is Crossroads for Women’s Newest Outpatient Office

This past Monday, Crossroads for Women opened its newest satellite outpatient office, Windham Counseling Center. The new outpatient office is located at 120 Main Street in Windham Maine and gives women and their families in the Lakes Region area a convenient option for counseling services. Windham Counseling Center addresses women’s substance abuse and emotional health…

Innovative residential services model receives grant in Portland, ME area

A new and innovative residential substance abuse treatment program model was announced this week at The Recovery Center at Mercy Hospital in Westbrook, Maine. Mercy, along with its consortium partners Youth Alternatives Ingraham and Crossroads for Women, were awarded a grant of $1,000,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental  health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to carry…

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…

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…