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

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

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

Shannon’s March Cross Chat Vlog: Addiction and the Media

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 March 2014, Shannon talks about addiction and the media. News coverage of celebrities’ problems with drugs and alcohol, like Philip Seymour Hoffman’s recent overdose, gives us the opportunity to educate others

Shannon’s February Cross Chat Vlog: A Tour of the New Back Cove Residential Program in Portland, Maine

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 February 2014, Shannon takes you on a tour of the new Back Cove Residential Program in beautiful Portland, Maine. Have a topic you’d like Shannon to cover in the future? Let us

Shannon’s January Cross Chat Vlog: Resolutions and Rulemaking Around Your Drinking

We’re excited to start a new vlog (video blog) series on the Crossroads Blog in 2014! Each month, Crossroads executive director, Shannon Trainor, will publish a short video on different topics relating to addiction, mental health and gender-responsive treatment. In her first vlog for January 2014, Shannon talks about making resolutions and rules around drinking