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…

Alina Lodge Interview with NAATP

Alina Lodge Interview with NAATP

Last week, our Executive Director, William Robbins, LCSW was interviewed by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP). He discussed with NAATP Member, Nikki Soda, the history of Alina Lodge and what sets us apart from other facilities, including focusing specifically on long term treatment and information on our new 90-day program. The interview also…

What Pros Say

Professionals Speak What Leading Recovery Industry Professionals Say About Alina Lodge Here are a few thoughts from industry professionals who trust their clients to the proven long-term addiction recovery program at Alina Lodge. Our mission at Alina Lodge is to provide effective residential treatment and care, both as a first-stop facility and for the chronically…

Substance Use And Ed

  Managing the Substance Use Disorder client with a Co-morbid Eating Disorder In my experience, approximately 40-50% of our population of women with Substance Use Disorder have also been diagnosed with an Eating Disorder, or display disordered eating behaviors. Due to the severity of both illnesses, and in order to be a more effective therapist,…

Refresher March2020

2020 Spring Refresher at Alina Lodge Step away from the chaos of daily life and renew the foundation of sobriety that you gained at Alina lodge. Alina Lodge is now offering Alumni Refreshers.   Does your program need a refresher? Are you feeling spiritually centered? Do you need to return to the Lodge to get…

Picnic2019

  Gratitude Picnic 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…

Parents

A Parent’s Perspective We were scared, lost and feared losing our son. It is fair to say that Saturday, November 5, 2016 was one of the toughest days of our lives. We knew our youngest son, Matt, was in deep trouble. He had become rail thin, detached and seemed very lost. At the young age…

Nutrition 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 have…

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…