Nutrition and Recovery

  Nutrition and Recovery Good nutrition is vital to the recovery process March is National Nutrition Month Alcoholism and drug addiction is a disease of the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of life.  At the very basic level, alcoholism and drug addiction creates a lifestyle that starves the addict in all these areas.  We […]

Not Just January

  Not Just January Today’s society expects instant gratification and immediate results Every January thousands of people set out to make a New Year’s resolution. The intention is that the resolution will not be “just for the month of January,” actually, 31 days is just the beginning. Any type of change requires a long-term commitment. […]

What is Mindfulness?

  What is Mindfulness? 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. Mindfulness is a tool that is beneficial for people struggling with mental […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

  Mental Health Awareness Month 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”). Mental Health Awareness Month has been […]

A Grateful Valentine

  A Grateful Valentine My Husband’s Sobriety is a Gift that will last a Lifetime December 21, 2016, this is the day my husband entered Alina Lodge and had his last drink. Up until this day, my days were filled with so much fear, anger and sadness.  I felt powerlessness on a daily basis.  In […]

Choosing One’s Own Way

  Choosing One’s Own Way Gratitude and Our Scholarship Fund In Victor Frankl’s stirring book, “Man’s Search for Meaning” Frankl, who writes about his experience as a Holocaust and Nazi concentration camp survivor, states, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude […]

Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery At Alina Lodge we are aware of the many co-occurring disorders that our students struggle with, in addition to their substance abuse. These combined issues add confusing and complicated components to treatment. But it is necessary to address these co-occurring disorders to ensure a strong recovery. The team at Alina Lodge understands […]