Press Release: Crossroads Awarded $200,000 Grant from Next Generation Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Trainor, 207-773-9931, ext. 121, strainor@staging.crossroadsme.org SCARBOROUGH, Maine (January 26, 2015) – Crossroads was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Next Generation Foundation of Maine. The grant will support the buildings that house its long-term treatment facilities, the Boulton Center for Women and Children and Cumberland

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

Shannon’s May Cross Chat: Gender-Responsive Treatment

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 May 2014, Shannon talks about gender-responsive substance abuse treatment and how Crossroads has utilized this model since 1974. For more on Crossroads’ approach to gender-specific treatment and why we use this model, visit

Growing Up Chaotic Show Featuring The Crossroads Back Cove Treatment Center For Women

Crossroads executive director Shannon Trainor was recently interviewed on the Growing Up Chaotic radio show. Dawn Clancy, host of the show and author of the Growing Up Chaotic blog, talked to Shannon about the Back Cove Residential Program, a premier recovery destination for women from all over the country that offers holistic treatment in a beautiful

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

Shannon’s March Cross Chat Vlog: Addiction and the Media

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 March 2014, Shannon talks about addiction and the media. News coverage of celebrities’ problems with drugs and alcohol, like Philip Seymour Hoffman’s recent overdose, gives us the opportunity to educate others

Shannon’s February Cross Chat Vlog: A Tour of the New Back Cove Residential Program in Portland, Maine

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 February 2014, Shannon takes you on a tour of the new Back Cove Residential Program in beautiful Portland, Maine. Have a topic you’d like Shannon to cover in the future? Let us

Shannon’s January Cross Chat Vlog: Resolutions and Rulemaking Around Your Drinking

We’re excited to start a new vlog (video blog) series on the Crossroads Blog in 2014! Each month, Crossroads executive director, Shannon Trainor, will publish a short video on different topics relating to addiction, mental health and gender-responsive treatment. In her first vlog for January 2014, Shannon talks about making resolutions and rules around drinking

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

New Beginnings at Crossroads

On October 2, 2013, Crossroads held a farewell party for outgoing executive director, Barbara Dacri. Crossroads board, staff, colleagues and friends celebrated and reminisced about Barbara’s accomplishments as our leader for the past 12 years. All agreed that Crossroads would not be in the strong position it is in without Barbara’s dedication to the clients