Crossroads 2nd Annual Community Awards Breakfast Honorees

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Crossroads will honor six individuals who have committed themselves to raising awareness, promoting prevention and delivering treatment as an alternative to the pain of addiction to alcohol and other substances at its 2nd Annual Community Awards Breakfast. This year Crossroads will be honoring the following community leaders: Tracy Sabol, Media Leader…

Shannon’s May Cross Chat: Gender-Responsive Treatment

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 May 2014, Shannon talks about gender-responsive substance abuse treatment and how Crossroads has utilized this model since 1974. For more on Crossroads’ approach to gender-specific treatment and why we use this model, visit…

Shannon’s March Cross Chat Vlog: Addiction and the Media

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 March 2014, Shannon talks about addiction and the media. News coverage of celebrities’ problems with drugs and alcohol, like Philip Seymour Hoffman’s recent overdose, gives us the opportunity to educate others…

Take a Peek Inside Crossroads’ Back Cove Residential Program for Women

We invite you to take a peek inside Crossroads’ Back Cove Residential Program in Portland, Maine. The Back Cove Residential Program serves as a premier recovery destination for women from all over the country, offering holistic treatment in a beautiful Maine setting. In addition to cutting edge gender-responsive addiction and emotional health treatment, our holistic…

Shannon’s February Cross Chat Vlog: A Tour of the New Back Cove Residential Program in Portland, Maine

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 February 2014, Shannon takes you on a tour of the new Back Cove Residential Program in beautiful Portland, Maine. Have a topic you’d like Shannon to cover in the future? Let us…

Shannon’s January Cross Chat Vlog: Resolutions and Rulemaking Around Your Drinking

We’re excited to start a new vlog (video blog) series on the Crossroads Blog in 2014! Each month, Crossroads executive director, Shannon Trainor, will publish a short video on different topics relating to addiction, mental health and gender-responsive treatment. In her first vlog for January 2014, Shannon talks about making resolutions and rules around drinking…

Painkiller Addiction in Maine, a Series from the Portland Press Herald

Painkiller addiction has hit the state of Maine hard. Ten years ago, the issue was deemed “the greatest criminal problem and possibly the greatest social problem facing Maine.” Today, Maine doesn’t seem to be in any better place when it comes to the addiction and abuse of prescription painkiller medication. The cost of this addiction…