Recognizing Warning Signs of Anorexia Relapse

Eating disorders are a challenging condition to manage. Everyone’s experience is a little different, as is their relationship with food, self-esteem, body image, and other contributing factors. Recovery is not as easy as just “eating more,” and individuals should not view anorexia relapse as a sign that treatment or recovery have failed. It is a

Supporting Your Loved One Through Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a disease that does not discriminate; it affects people of all genders, ages, races, ethnicities, professions, and socioeconomic classes. In addition, addiction affects everyone, not just the person with a substance use disorder. Spouses, children, and relatives feel the impact too as they deal with the stress, uncertainty, and disorder that substance misuse

Residential Treatment Program: Why Does it Stand Above Others?

When it comes to treating substance use disorders, there are many addiction treatment centers in Maine to choose from. Each of these facilities offers different approaches and strategies for recovery. There has been a surge in detox facilities, sober living communities, and outpatient clinics that offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) throughout Maine, but these are not

Holidays for Treatment - Crossroads

Why the Holidays Can Be a Good Time for Addiction Treatment

November and December tend to be the busiest time of the year because they are filled with so many holidays and events. People often stray from their normal routines and allow themselves to indulge in food and drinks more than they typically would. There are also more gatherings with family and friends where emotions can

Family Counseling During Recovery - Crossroads

Benefits of Counseling for Family Members During Addiction Recovery

Addiction does not exist in a silo. The person misusing drugs or alcohol is not the only one affected. There is a ripple effect that touches everyone in the family as well as friends, co-workers, and communities. The impact of addiction is far-reaching. Therefore, it makes sense that individuals in addiction recovery are not the