Drug Addiction Affects Women of all Ages and Backgrounds – Even “Marcia Brady”

Maureen McCormick will always be known as Marcia Brady to us. In actuality, the beautiful, fun-loving character that every girl wanted to be like was struggling with some serious issues that would lead to drug addiction, bulimia, depression, paranoia, two abortions and a whole host of other problems. At 52 years old, Maureen is talking…

Compare McCain and Obama’s Views On Key Health Care Issues

Health care is a huge issue in this upcoming election. The Kaiser Family Foundation has created a website that “provides analysis of policy issues, regular public opinion surveys, daily news updates, video of speeches and debates from the campaign trail, original interviews and resources for journalists covering the election.” The site, health08.org, specifically focuses on…

Valliere to Speak at Mapping the Addiction Maze Dartmouth Event

Trauma and addiction often go hand in hand for both men and women. Childhood trauma can impact an adult for years, causing serious substance abuse and mental health issues. For women with histories of mental, physical and sexual abuse, attempts at recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol can often lead to worsening symptoms,…

Crossroads for Women’s Organizational Video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndxrU9Q5nzI] Take a look at Crossroads for Women’s new organizational video directed by Laki Vazakas. This new video tells the story of Crossroads for Women through the women who have walked through its doors. Crossroads for Women is where you would send your mother, sister or daughter for outpatient or residential treatment for substance abuse…

Study Shows Women’s Rate of Alcohol Dependence Climbing

A new study found an increase in alcohol dependence possibly due to American teenagers drinking at earlier ages. In particular, this increase in alcohol dependence seemed to be explained by women drinking at increasingly younger ages throughout time. While researchers saw an increase in earlier drinking and alcohol dependence in men, the changes were much…

Outpatient Therapy Group for Professional Women in Recovery

Crossroads for Women has been running an outpatient therapy group for professional women for a few months now. The group, which meets on Wednesday evenings, has been so successful we’ve decided to add another group on Monday evenings. The new Professional Women’s Recovery Group will have a maximum of 10 participants. Professional women are often…