Support Crossroads’ Children And Mothers Program (CAMP) for #GivingTuesday

  We’ve all heard about Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. The following Saturday has turned into Small Business Saturday. Monday has become known as Cyber Monday. Have you heard about #GivingTuesday? This year, Giving Tuesday falls on December 2nd. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. A day where charities,

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

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 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, 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

Family Involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment: A Client’s Perspective

Crossroads has put a stronger emphasis on family involvement at all levels of treatment over the past year or so. Following is an anonymous quote from a client in our halfway house program, also known as Back Cove, about what it meant for her mother to be involved in her treatment. “It was really nice 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