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

Recovery Story: Honoring Sobriety Central, Maine

Following is a story of recovery written by Ruth Riddick. We are sharing stories of recovery throughout September to celebrate Recovery Month. If you have a story to share, please email blog@staging.crossroadsme.org. What’s a nice girl like you doing in a rehab like this? That’s what I might have asked myself sitting in detox at

Recovery Story: My Journey To Recovery

Following is a story of recovery written by a Crossroads client. We are sharing stories of recovery throughout September to celebrate Recovery Month. If you have a story to share, please email blog@staging.crossroadsme.org. This past year has been a long ride on a “roller coaster.” There have been ups and downs. In this year, I’ve

Share Your Recovery Stories During Recovery Month!

September is National Recovery Month. We’ll be blogging about some of the upcoming events in Maine next week. (Sidenote: If you are involved with a recovery month event in Maine, please email us the details of your event to be included.) As the website states: Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and

September is National Recovery Month: Why “RE”covery?

September is National Recovery Month. There are lots of events going on, in Maine and beyond, to celebrate those in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction as well as mental disorders. The month reminds us that prevention works, treatment is effective and people do recover. To kick the month off, here’s a video from the

Celebrating Recovery: Recovery Month Events in Maine, September 2011

September is National Recovery Month. As the website states, “Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover.” Since we’re already in mid-August, it’s about time to start gearing up for the many recovery events around the country.

Susan Sharon reports on addiction and recovery for professionals in Maine

Susan Sharon, deputy news director at Maine Public Broadcasting Network, recently did a two-part series on addiction in Maine and how it specifically affects the professional world. Sharon reported on a judge who brings his own past experience of alcoholism to the bench and an assistance program that helps Maine lawyers and judges find recovery,