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 August…

Golf Tournament

Malinda Mattar Golf Tournament It is with gratitude that we announce the Inaugural Malinda Mattar Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 21 st at Panther Valley Golf and Country Club in Allamuchy, NJ. Proceeds will go to Little Hill Foundation which operates Alina Lodge.   Dear friends of the Mattar Family, As you…

Golf Gratitude

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 in…

Eating Disorders

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…

Dr Greenfield

  Polypharmacy, Monotherapy, Deprescribing, and Vindication Who doesn’t enjoy the opportunity to say “I told you so?” Perhaps only the most self-critical and masochistic individual doesn’t like to be vindicated. What follows in this piece is the story of vindication for the way we do certain things — and always have done certain things —…

Director Blog

  It’s about time. 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. As I embark on my own stewardship of Little Hill Foundation and work with our…

Delayed Gratification

Practicing Delayed Gratification & Use of DBT in Treatment Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) In today’s culture the concept of delayed gratification appears to have an old-world feel to it. This culture encourages us to pursue band-aid solutions and instant gratification. Some of the mentality today is to do whatever it takes to alleviate discomfort now…

Body Mind Spirit

Body, Mind and Spirit Addiction as a Tri-fold Disease; Recovery as a Holistic Approach Addiction is a disease that affects the whole person – body, mind and spirit. It is a process that often begins with a spiritual malady, an overall feeling of loneliness, and a lack of purpose and meaning in one’s life.  …

Professionals Speak

  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 […]