commonly prescribed opioids

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…

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Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders

Many people that enter into a drug or alcohol addiction treatment program also suffer from one or several underlying mental health conditions. These underlying conditions often remain undiagnosed, as they are seen as a result of substance addiction. In reality, these underlying mental health issues oftentimes actually lead to or, at minimum, intensify the addictions.…

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Get Involved with Alcohol Awareness Month

At Alina Lodge in New Jersey, we encourage former clients, loved ones, educators, and influencers in the community to reach out to educate others about the dangers of alcoholism. That’s why we celebrate Alcohol Awareness Month each April. Since April 1987, Alcohol Awareness Month has targeted college aid students to drink in moderation and avoid…