Press Release: Crossroads Announces Opening of the Back Cove Residential Program for Women in Portland, Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Trainor, 207-773-9931, strainor@staging.crossroadsme.org Crossroads Announces Opening of the Back Cove Residential Program for Women The innovative new program offers cutting edge substance abuse treatment to women from all over the country SCARBOROUGH, Maine (January 17, 2014) – In February 2014, Crossroads will open the doors to a brand new program…

Important Residential Treatment Program Updates for Crossroads in 2014

At the start of 2014, there will be some significant changes to Crossroads residential programs. Due to a loss in funding from the state of Maine, we will no longer be able to run our long-term halfway house program. While we are certainly disappointed in this outcome, we have moved quickly to develop a more sustainable residential…

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.…

The importance of aftercare once substance abuse treatment is complete

Crossroads is offering an aftercare outpatient therapy group for women who have completed some substance abuse treatment and are taking action to maintain their sobriety. Groups are held at Greater Portland Counseling Center in Scarborough, Maine. The Aftercare Group (TAG) provides supportive aftercare once a week. Themes of the group may include: interrupting relapse warning…

Press Release: Crossroads Awarded $1.5 Million Federal SAMHSA Grant for Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment Program for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Exciting news from Crossroads! This federal grant from SAMHSA will help us enhance our residential substance abuse treatment program for pregnant and postpartum women and their children. Following is the official press release. We’ll be writing more on this topic in the future. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crossroads Contact: Shannon Trainor, 207-773-9931 ext. 115, strainor@staging.crossroadsme.org PR…