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, strainor@staging.crossroadsme.org 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

Important Residential Treatment Program Updates for Crossroads in 2014

At the start of 2014, there will be some significant changes to Crossroads residential programs. Due to a loss in funding from the state of Maine, we will no longer be able to run our long-term halfway house program. While we are certainly disappointed in this outcome, we have moved quickly to develop a more sustainable residential

6.17.09 National Call-in Day to Include Addiction and Mental Health Services in Healthcare Reform

Those in the substance abuse and mental health fields are encouraging people to call their legislators today to make sure that addiction and mental illness prevention, treatment and recovery are included in any healthcare reform considered by Congress and the Obama Administration. If you’d like to participate, visit the Faces and Voices of Recovery Action

Study Shows Girl Talk Can Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Crossroads Maine often talks about using a relational model when treating clients for mental health and substance abuse issues. This model is different from a traditional substance abuse model that is more confrontational (think intervention) and largely designed for and by men. Being women-focused for almost 35 years, we’ve found (and other studies back this

Mental Health and Addiction Parity Finally a Reality

As you probably know by now, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 263-171 to approve the Wall Street bailout bill on Friday, a few days after the Senate approved the new bailout measure 74-25. President George Bush swiftly signed the bill into law. Attached to the bill was the mental health/addiction parity bill sponsored in

Call your legislators today (9.10.08) to end insurance discrimination

Advocates around the country are asking people to call their US Senators and Representatives today and tell them to “pass the mental health and substance abuse parity legislation before Congress adjourns.” This long overdue bill requires health insurers to provide the same coverage for substance abuse and mental health issues as they do for any

Crossroads for Women’s Organizational Video

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndxrU9Q5nzI] Take a look at Crossroads for Women’s new organizational video directed by Laki Vazakas. This new video tells the story of Crossroads for Women through the women who have walked through its doors. Crossroads for Women is where you would send your mother, sister or daughter for outpatient or residential treatment for substance abuse

Outpatient Therapy Group for Professional Women in Recovery

Crossroads for Women has been running an outpatient therapy group for professional women for a few months now. The group, which meets on Wednesday evenings, has been so successful we’ve decided to add another group on Monday evenings. The new Professional Women’s Recovery Group will have a maximum of 10 participants. Professional women are often