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…

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…

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…

Video: Crossroads (Maine) Residential Treatment Programs for Women

Crossroads’ residential programs for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues provide the structure and stability many women need at the beginning of their recoveries from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Our residential services include a short-term residential rehabilitation and children and mothers program (CAMP), as well as a long-term halfway house. While our residential facilities…