February 2015
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Is it still snowing? All this crazy weather hasn't slowed Crossroads down one bit. This month, we are excited to announce a $4,000 grant awarded to Crossroads by The Gannett Foundation. We are also looking forward to our next Coffee Chat event with Caron Treatment Centers. We are welcoming Doug Cowan, LADC, LCPC to our clinical team and offering up our popular Friends and Family educational series again.

Slots Open in Women's IOP (Scarborough): Crossroads has a few spots left in its women's Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) group in Scarborough. This gender-responsive therapy group meets at Crossroads' office on 71 US Route One, Suite E. The sessions run Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm. For more information or to set up an intake, please call 207.773.9931.

ArticleOneCrossroads Awarded $4,000 Grant from The Gannett Foundation

Crossroads was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $4,000 from The Gannett Foundation to support the Barbara L. Dacri Scholarship Fund. The funds will be used for clients in need of financial assistance for treatment at Crossroads' 30-day Back Cove Residential Program. 


Read the official press release on the Crossroads blog

ArticleThreeCrossroads and Caron Team Up for Coffee Chat and Breakfast

Crossroads and Caron Treatment Centers are proud to host another quarterly event featuring
a guest speaker, breakfast and networking opportunities. Our next Coffee Chat will be on Wednesday, March 18th from 7:30am - 9:00am at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland.


This quarter's topic is eating disorders and substance abuse. The presenter is Dr. Kathleen Hart, a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating and anxiety disorders. Her presentation will explore some of the similarities between substance abuse and eating disorders from a functional and behavioral framework.


Click on the image to the right to view the invitation or click here to RSVP online.

articleFourCrossroads Welcomes Doug Cowan, LADC, LCPC
Crossroads is pleased to welcome Doug Cowan, LADC, LCPC to its outpatient clinical team in Scarborough. Doug's approach to counseling is to be an effective listener, give relevant feedback, and develop insight collaboratively with clients so that they can determine action steps intended to create a sense of well-being and a healthy lifestyle. To read more about Doug and the rest of our outpatient counselors, visit our website.

To make an appointment with any of our outpatient counselors, please call:

Greater Portland Counseling Center (Scarborough): 207.773.9931 

Kennebunk Counseling Center - 207.467.3369
Or, make an appointment online

ArticleFiveCrossroads Friends and Family Educational Series
Crossroads will be offering The Effects of Addiction on Friends & Family 4-Week Educational Series to anyone who has a loved one with a substance use problem, male or female, who may or may not be in treatment. Those working with people affected by addiction will also find this series helpful. 

The 4-week series covers: The Basics of Addiction, The Effects of Addiction on the User & Family & Friends, Relapse & Recovery, and The Do's & Don'ts. 

The series will run on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm - 7:30pm from March 17th - April 7th and will be facilitated by Doug Cowan, LADC, LCPC. The cost of the series is $25 per session or $90 paid in advance. 

FMI or to register, call 207.773.9931

ArticleTwoUpcoming Events

Crossroads hosts several events throughout the year to raise funds and connect with the community. Attending, sponsoring or sharing information about our events is another great way to support our work. Our upcoming events include:


Muse Paintbar Fundraising Event  
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Muse Paintbar
245 Commercial St, Portland, Maine

FMI, visit the Muse Paintbar event page 


Charmed by Charity Event  
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Alex and Ani Portland
215 Commercial St, Portland, Maine


2nd Annual Community Awards Breakfast 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
7:30am - 9:00am
Embassy Suites
1050 Westbrook Street, Portland, Maine

FMI, visit the Community Awards Breakfast event page 


Crossroads Annual Gala
Thursday, October 1, 2015
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Masonic Temple
415 Congress Street, Portland, Maine


If you are interested in sponsoring or volunteering for an upcoming event, please contact Lesley Rawlings at 207.773.9931, ext. 123 or via email. 


Shannon Trainor
Crossroads Executive Director

Crossroads provides gender-responsive addiction and behavioral health treatment services in a safe and respectful environment so individuals and families can lead healthy lives. FMI, call 207.773.9931 or visit our website.