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The Road to Recovery: Crossroads Center

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A number of people around the world a re looking for help in combating addiction and overcoming the disastrous circumstances of becoming an addict. However, only a few people are able to triumph over the detrimental affects of addiction. In a bid to save individuals across the world, the Crossroads Center for the treatment of addiction was set up in the Caribbean. Amidst the tranquil landscape, the lush green surroundings and the serenity of the sea, sits the Crossroads Center for treatment of addiction. Founded by Eric Clapton in 1998, the Crossroads Center offers a holistic treatment package based on a structured 12-step program that has been designed by various experts from around the world.

Crossroads offers effective therapies to address addiction and recovery and combines it with spiritual serenity to create an atmosphere of healing and tranquility. The Crossroads Foundation is built on the philosophy that all individuals that have succumbed to the viciousness of addiction are capable of recovering provided they get the proper guidance and adequate support. As wholly non profit organization, the Crossroads Center aims to deliver individuals from the vice like grip of addiction and transform their lives for the better. The founding father Eric Clapton, is celebrated all over fro his fantastic musical ability, however his personal battle with alcoholism and addiction to other drugs was one of the primary initiators of establishing this treatment center that would help people recover just as he had.

The Crossroads Center is known for its expert doctors, counselors, therapists, guides and spiritual teachers who blend together their experience and knowledge to help people see the truth and recover from vices that threaten to consume and destroy. The Crossroads Center offers six broad programs that cover all the aspects of addiction and treat people according to the evaluation conducted by specialists. The programs offered at the Crossroads Center include:


  • Residential program
  • Chemical dependency treatment
  • Extended program
  • Transitional Living
  • Family Programs
  • Complementary therapies
  • Renewal Programs

Amongst the tranquility of the incredible surroundings, Crossroads Center does not just cure but also shows people how to live a more holistic and content life.

Its location on the island of Antigua, just a stone’s throw from St. Barth’s and other paradise islands in the Caribbean, is tranquil, and proves to be supportive of the healing process.

Celebrities who have entered the Crossroads Center for treatment include Britney Spears, who reportedly checked into the clinic in 2007 for less than 24 hours before checking herself out again. This occurred the day before she returned to the United States and shaved her head. She ultimately sought treatment at the Promises rehab facility later that year.

Many celebrities have addictions, including Lindsay Lohan, Burt Reynolds and Melanie Griffith.


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