Relational Model in Action at Ferry Beach State Park

The following post was written by Nikki Oliver, Crossroads Program Development Manager & Alumni Coordinator A recent trip to Ferry Beach State Park proved to be an excellent example of the Relational Model in action, which Crossroads residential and outpatient programs pride themselves in doing well. In the Relational Model, the primary goal is to empower our

A Crossroads alumnae visit, from a client’s perspective

Last week, we shared the story of a former client’s visit back to 525 Forest Avenue, the home of Crossroads’ halfway house program. This week, we’re sharing the impact Ashley’s visit had on one particular client. The following post was written by halfway house client Melissa W. As a client of Crossroads, I often wonder

One teacher. One student. One day at a time.

The following post was written by a Crossroads halfway house client, Missy W. Recently, I had a unique opportunity to attend a conference at Sanford Community Adult Education. Accompanying me to this meeting was the program manager of Crossroads Back Cove, Nikki Oliver, and a client from Milestone Foundation. We were there to share our stories

What Recovery Looks Like During the Holidays

The following video features Crossroads and Milestone Foundation clients and staff singing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Crossroads halfway house. It may not sound perfect, but this is what recovery looks like during the holidays! [flickr video=8292214580 secret=e41ff3cc26 w=400 h=300] Video here

Volunteering and Healing at the Maine State Society for the Protection for Animals

The following post was written by Crossroads client, Shannon S. Some clients and the program manager here at Crossroads Back Cove have been volunteering at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals (MSSPA). Our volunteering there helps us to relate to our own issues while the animals get some TLC. They have us doing

A New Lifelong Journey in Recovery: Crossroads Maine Area Roundup Experience

The following story was written by a client in the Crossroads Halfway House residential program. Clients and staff attended the 35th Annual Maine Roundup  July 20 – 22, 2012. Picture being one of eight women in a van packed full with three days worth of food, luggage and personalities. We took a right onto Forest

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