Managing Holiday Stress Group for Men in Kennebunk and Scarborough, Maine

The holidays can cause some major stress for people, especially those in recovery. Crossroads will be offering an outpatient therapy group for men that centers around managing the stress that comes with the holiday season. Managing Holiday Stress will focus on how to develop and use effective coping skills to manage depression, anxiety and stress throughout the

Help Save Lives with a Wreaths for Recovery Purchase from Crossroads

Crossroads is celebrating its 40th anniversary of saving lives this year. Our clients come from throughout Maine and New England in search of hope, treatment and support for their mental health and substance abuse illnesses. This holiday season, we hope you consider supporting our clients by purchasing some of our beautiful hand made Maine balsam wreaths

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

Join Crossroads for Another Charmed by Charity Event at Alex and Ani Portland (Maine) on October 8

Looking to get an early start on your holiday shopping? Or maybe you’ve been thinking  about getting something nice for yourself. Come join us for another party at the Alex and Ani Portland, Maine store on Wednesday, October 8th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. 15% of sales that evening will be donated to Crossroads! RSVP: Lrawlings@staging.crossroadsme.org

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

Meet Us at Uno Pizzeria & Grill in South Portland, ME on July 17th for a Dough Raising Event!

The Crossroads Alumni Association (CAA) will be hosting a “dough raising” event at the Uno Pizzeria & Grill on 280 Maine Mall Road in South Portland, Maine on Thursday, July 17, 2014. The restaurant will donate up to 20% of your check to Crossroads that day. Proceeds will benefit the Barbara L Dacri Scholarship Fund.

A Look at Crossroads Complementary Therapies

The following article was written by Crossroads’ Clinical Director Dr. Mary Anne Roy, Psy.D.   As Crossroads’ Back Cove Residential Program enters into its fourth month, it seems fitting to reflect on the complementary therapies that are contributing to the success of this program. Our clients have vastly benefited from daily yoga sessions, weekly acupuncture,

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

Growing Up Chaotic Show Featuring The Crossroads Back Cove Treatment Center For Women

Crossroads executive director Shannon Trainor was recently interviewed on the Growing Up Chaotic radio show. Dawn Clancy, host of the show and author of the Growing Up Chaotic blog, talked to Shannon about the Back Cove Residential Program, a premier recovery destination for women from all over the country that offers holistic treatment in a beautiful