Part 1: Crossroads Maine is an addiction treatment and behavioral health treatment center that provides gender-responsive treatment programs that enable clients to recover from addiction in a safe, supportive environment and develop the skills and strategies necessary to support long-term recovery from substance use. Dr. Mary Anne Roy is a licensed psychologist, certified clinical supervisor and the Chief Clinical Officer of Crossroads. In this episode, she discusses the various treatment plans they offer, including multiple outpatient and inpatient programs, as well as other resources available to help people with recovery from addiction and eating disorders.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about her effort to change some habits that have developed over time. What habits do you have that you would like to change?
Part 1: Dr. Pam Shervanick is a Board Certified Psychiatrist, International Speaker, Educator and founder of Syntropy based in Portland, Maine, whose mission is to help people make connections to align their mind, body, and spirit. Pam’s personal mission is to create a paradigm shift. The illusion that a person is broken, or that they are a victim to external circumstances, is only true if believed. What if everything is the opposite of what we were taught as children? What if the belief that we formed in childhood and solidified as adults are not helpful to us anymore or even true? What if they are harmful? Are the things that our cultures taught us to value empowering us? Get answers to those questions and more in this episode!
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares her personal story of kayaking on the Saco River and how by going with the flow of the universe she and her group were led to helping save canoeists.
Trevor Maxwell is a writer, speaker, and community builder with a background in newspaper journalism and public relations. He also founded Man Up to Cancer, which is a helpful and headstrong community built to inspire men — and the people who love them — to connect and avoid isolation throughout their cancer journeys. Trevor, as a husband and father of two teenage daughters, has been living with stage IV colorectal cancer since March of 2018. On this episode, we talk about his journey with cancer and why he founded this very important company, Man Up to Cancer, which recently started a support group at the Dempsey Center! This was honestly one of the most touching shows I have done. I hope you will take the time to listen and help us spread the word about Trevor and his mission!
Lynda celebrated her 100th Living Life with Lynda episode by inviting her mother, Joan Morton onto her show and talking about how she overcame many life challenges including being a young child when her parents divorced, getting married at 15 and having 2 children by the time she was 16, losing her oldest son in an accident when he was just 11 years old, how she worked her way into positions that had her managing multiple small businesses and more! She will also share why she feels she is still thriving at 78 years young and what she loves about the job she is currently working at!
Part 1: Seth Leaf Pruzansky recently published his autobiography, “The Fight to Enlight: Initiation Through the Heart is the Only Way to Win”. He shares how, as a modern Hemp pioneer, he found healing and self-liberation after facing enlightening near-death experiences, severe childhood bullying, extreme opioid addiction, incarceration (for a non-violent marijuana crime), complete financial collapse, debilitating illness, countless heartbreaks – and how you can overcome any challenge you’re facing by discovering your own inner-strength and compassion for the world.