Alina Lodge Blog
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
The theme of Mental Health Awareness Month 2019 is #4Mind4Body, reflecting the relationship between mind and body in health. In the words on the ancient Romans, "Mens sana in corpore sano" ("A sound mind in a sound body").
What is mindfulness and how do you practice it?
Mindfulness is a term used to describe a way of responding to stress that allows you to get out of old mental patterns which worsen stress and decrease problem solving.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month,
a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) in 1987 to increase awareness and outreach surrounding the dangers of alcohol.
A message from Erica Norris
I’d like to tell you why the Picnic is so important to me personally. You see, I am a recipient of the Scholarship Fund. Without it, I would not have been able to finish my stay at Alina Lodge. When I ran out of funds, Alina Lodge did not discharge me. I stayed until my counselor said I was ready to go.
The Gratitude Picnic and the Scholarship Fund is what made this possible. It is my honor to be the Chairperson of the 2019 Gratitude Picnic
You can help support the Scholarship Fund with a purchase of a Gratitude Journal ad, a raffle ticket or sponsorship. The Journal ad form is attached, and you may write a message in honor of your counselor, a loved one, a memorial or a simple message of hope to others. You never know the life you have touched... Read full article.
Erica Norris Chairperson
A message from our Executive Director - William Robbins
I must say I have spent a lot of time lately thinking about both our founder, Mrs. Geraldine Delaney and our most recent Executive Director, Michael Hornstein... It's about Time
March is National Nutrition Month.
Nutrition in Recovery: The goal is to find a balance in intake between Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fat to meet macronutrient needs, balance brain chemistry, and maintain a stable blood glucose level...
Don’t Call Me Names: You’re Codependent, You’re An Enabler, You’re The Weak Link.
The truth is Codependency is different than loving, caring, helping and being supportive.