a woman suffers from complications associated with alcohol addiction

Medical Complications for Women With Alcohol Use Disorders

An alcohol use disorder develops when someone develops unhealthy drinking habits. This condition can include a problem controlling how much the person drinks, an unhealthy focus on drinking, or continuing to drink even when it’s problematic. Patterns can start to develop that put the individual’s health at serious risk. These patterns include binge drinking, drinking…

a pair discusses alcohol treatment for professionals

Professionals May Need to Seek Treatment Too

Substance abuse does not discriminate. Professionals such as lawyers, politicians, businesswomen, doctors, and others in healthcare may struggle with drugs or alcohol. The alcohol addiction treatment center at Crossroads Maine offers gender-responsive, customized treatment plans to meet the individual needs of today’s professional women. We offer a combination of addiction treatment therapy, counseling, wellness services, holistic care, and…

Maine, Summer Camp Re-envisioned

Polly Haight Frawley, COO and Project Director of Crossroads’ $1.5 M federal SAMHSA grant for residential substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women, recently attended a conference in Washington DC. The conference was for grantees from across the county that are implementing this innovative model of providing family-centered services for women suffering from a…

Shannon’s April Cross Chat Vlog: Children And Mothers Program (CAMP)

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 April 2014, Shannon talks about Crossroads’ innovative and unique Children And Mothers Program (CAMP). CAMP is the only program in Maine that provides on-site living centers for women and children during residential treatment…

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…

Amber’s Story of Recovery

Lori Martin, LSW is a Project Coordinator/Case Manager at Crossroads. She recently sat down with Amber to talk about treatment at Crossroads in the Pregnant and Postpartum Residential Grant Program and how it has changed her life. The following is Amber’s story of recovery, as told by Lori. Amber heard about Crossroads from her mother. Her…