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

Vote for Crossroads to Win a Community Matters More Grant

In March, the will give a total of $100,000 to 68 local non-profit organizations in Maine. Right now, they are looking for input from the community to help them distribute the money. That means, with just a few clicks of a mouse, you could help Crossroads win up to $5,000 in grant money! The organization

Tell Maine Legislators That Treatment Works

On Thursday, January 12th (tomorrow), the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs will be discussing the elimination of MaineCare coverage for childless, non-disabled adults from the DHHS Supplemental Budget (LD 1746), as proposed by Governor Paul LePage. The work session begins at 10:00am and will be held in room 228 at the Maine State

Crossroads Starts First Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Men in Scarborough

Crossroads’ first Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for men will begin this month at its Greater Portland Counseling Center in Scarborough, ME. The IOP will start on January 23rd and will be offered Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Since expanding outpatient services to men at the end of 2011, Crossroads’ goal has been to

Painkiller Addiction in Maine, a Series from the Portland Press Herald

Painkiller addiction has hit the state of Maine hard. Ten years ago, the issue was deemed “the greatest criminal problem and possibly the greatest social problem facing Maine.” Today, Maine doesn’t seem to be in any better place when it comes to the addiction and abuse of prescription painkiller medication. The cost of this addiction

Gender Matters in Treatment Services: Dr. Covington’s Maine Visit

Dr. Stephanie Covington, a nationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant and lecturer, visited Maine on Tuesday, September 13. She spent the day at the Black Point Inn in Scarborough as a guest of Crossroads for Women. In the morning, Dr. Covington gave the keynote talk “Why Gender Matters: Creating Services for Women and Men” to

What Crossroads for Women’s New Outpatient Services for Men Mean to Women

If you keep up with Crossroads for Women via our monthly e-Newsletter or on our Facebook page, you know that we have started to expand our outpatient services to serve men. In talking with service providers, physicians and others who refer clients to us, we saw the need for more outpatient substance abuse and mental