How to Be a Mom in Recovery

One of the best experiences in this lifetime is motherhood. Being around your children day in and day out can be fantastic. However, when you’re juggling your career, societal pressure, and parenthood, many moms feel drained and overwhelmed. If you’re also adding addiction recovery to your life, the process can seem daunting. Because women tend…

Shannon’s Cross Chat: Celebrating Recovery

Each month, Crossroads executive director, Shannon Trainor, publishes a short video on different topics relating to addiction, mental health and gender-responsive treatment. In her vlog for September 2014, Shannon talks about Maine’s successful Recovery Month celebrations and how recovery should be celebrated year round. Have a topic you’d like Shannon to cover in the future? Let us know…

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.…