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

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

A Crossroads alumnae visit, from a client’s perspective

Last week, we shared the story of a former client’s visit back to 525 Forest Avenue, the home of Crossroads’ halfway house program. This week, we’re sharing the impact Ashley’s visit had on one particular client. The following post was written by halfway house client Melissa W. As a client of Crossroads, I often wonder

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

Recovery Story: Coming Full Circle

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. Almost a year before entering Crossroads residential, I started getting signs from my Higher Power in the physical manifestations of the infections

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

A New Lifelong Journey in Recovery: Crossroads Maine Area Roundup Experience

The following story was written by a client in the Crossroads Halfway House residential program. Clients and staff attended the 35th Annual Maine Roundup  July 20 – 22, 2012. Picture being one of eight women in a van packed full with three days worth of food, luggage and personalities. We took a right onto Forest

Share Your Recovery Stories on The Second Road During Alcohol Awareness Month

Just got this message from our friend Alix at The Second Road, an online community where people can communicate, interact, learn, and live while facing addiction. Thought we would share the info: April is Alcohol Awareness month. The Second Road (TSR) will showcase a recovery story everyday during the month of April. They want to