a busy woman benefits from outpatient addiction treatment

Addiction Treatment for a Busy Woman’s Schedule

In a perfect world, those battling addiction would be able to drop everything and seek the treatment they need. But that’s not the reality for most, especially women. Thankfully, many addiction treatment centers offer intensive outpatient programs (IOP) so that busy women can get the treatment they need and still maintain a sense of normalcy…

Woman with Benzo Addiction

Women’s Recovery for Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepines or benzos are medications that doctors prescribe to treat anxiety, panic disorders, seizures, and other manic and depressive episodes. Unfortunately, as effective as they are in treating certain mental health disorders, benzos can also be highly addictive. At Crossroads Maine, we understand the delicate balance between mental health treatment and developing an addiction to…

a group of women discuss the importance of women's addiction treatment

Importance of Gender-Specific Treatment

When you’re looking for addiction treatment programs, you should consider seeking gender-specific treatment programs. These treatment programs focus on treating men and women separately. Many fundamental cultural and biological differences appear in men and women, particularly in substance use. Women face different issues when it comes to dependence, the substance you use, and how your…