mindfulness-based relapse prevention

What Is Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention?

One of the most effective therapies used to overcome addiction or mental health disorders is mindfulness. Being aware of the present moment and one’s immediate surroundings is something that can get desensitized over years of trauma or grief, and engaging our senses in the present moment can bring us back to the tools that lay…

alcoholic parent

Getting Help for an Alcoholic Parent

Every family has its problems, but a family’s health and well-being are vital for all family members. If alcohol addiction has changed your family’s dynamic, help is available. At Alina Lodge in Blairstown, NJ, our alcohol rehab center provides comprehensive and comprehensive addiction treatment for you or a loved one. Treatment at Alina Lodge is…

addiction in the workplace

How to Address Addiction in the Workplace

While addiction and substance use disorders may be stigmatized, the fact is that the majority of people who are dealing with addiction do manage to keep their jobs. Although many people might expect substance use disorders to be obvious, it’s common for addiction to go unnoticed. Many people are still able to complete their work…

sober activities

Fun Sober Activities to Enjoy Over 4th of July

It’s almost the 4th of July, and many people are looking forward to gatherings, travels, and recreational activities that may be possible this year for the first time since the pandemic started. It’s great to have something to look forward to; however, planning for the holiday can also be especially anxiety-inducing for those working hard…

Most Commonly Prescribed Opioids

Opioids include prescription pain medications. Doctors often prescribe these medications when a person is struggling with significant pain after a surgery, accident, or disease. Yet, over time, opioids create addiction and dependence, making it difficult for a person to stop using them. The most commonly prescribed opioids can be used safely if the prescription is…