Press Release: Crossroads’ Children and Mothers Program awarded $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lesley Rawlings, 207-773-9931, ext. 123, lrawlings@staging.crossroadsme.org Crossroads’ Children and Mothers Program Awarded $35,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation SCARBOROUGH, Maine (January 12, 2016) – Crossroads was recently awarded a grant of $35,000 from the Walmart Foundation for its Children and Mothers Program located in Windham, Maine. The funds will be used

Help Support Clients at CAMP

“The disease of addiction isn’t substance based. It’s core based.”  ~ Amber A., Crossroads CAMP client   Amber has much to be grateful for these days. December 26, 2014 marked her one-year anniversary of sobriety. She also celebrated her son Chandler’s 1st birthday one month later. After completing treatment at Crossroads’ Children and Mothers Program (CAMP)

Alex’s Story of Recovery

  Following is a story of recovery written by a Crossroads client. Alex completed Crossroads’ Children And Mothers Program (CAMP) in Windham, Maine. Her words have been slightly edited for this post. I had been living a nightmare for a long time. Living years with sexual abuse as a child, my innocence was taken. After the

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

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

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