Rehab Blog

Eating Disorder Recovery

July 13, 2020

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 […]

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Polypharmacy, Monotherapy, Deprescribing, and Vindication

July 13, 2020

  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 — […]

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It’s about time.

July 13, 2020

  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 […]

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Practicing Delayed Gratification & Use of DBT in Treatment

July 13, 2020

  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 […]

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Codependency

July 13, 2020

  Codependency Don’t Call Me Names: You’re Codependent, You’re An Enabler, You’re The Weak Link. The truth is Codependency is different than loving, caring, helping and being supportive. A family that is dealing with an active addict is in crisis, many times dealing with life and death situations. There are no hard and fast rules […]

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Body, Mind and Spirit

July 13, 2020

  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. […]

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Alcohol Awareness

July 13, 2020

  Alcohol Awareness Month April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) in 1987 to increase awareness and outreach surrounding the dangers of alcohol. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a public health program organized by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence […]

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Virtual Event 2020

May 27, 2020

2020 Alina Lodge Virtual Gratitude Event 12:00 PM (EST) on June 13, 2020 – Facebook Live. Posted May 27, 2020 Like the page and tune in on that day and time!” https://www.facebook.com/alinalodgetreatment/ As we embrace the changes that COVID-19 has brought to us, we have found the opportunities it offers.…

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Alumni Testimonial

May 15, 2020

  Alumni Testimonial Blog He finally asked for help and The Lodge was there. May 15, 2020 “Only Hollywood actors and homeless people are alcoholics and addicts.  Only THEY have a problem with alcohol and drugs… I DO NOT!” This was my absolute certainty: a boy (I was actually a man of forty when I […]

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Stress

April 24, 2020

What is Stress, it’s Impact & 12 Ways to De-Stress in Trying Times Coping in Recovery April 24, 2020 One of our biggest challenges in life is managing our stress levels in a complex world filled with various demands and expectations.  With COVID-19, we are globally experiencing an increase in…

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Standing Ready

April 17, 2020

Alina Lodge is Standing Ready We are accepting admissions Alina Lodge stands ready to provide addiction treatment for recovery as these trying times only exacerbate the stresses on people struggling with substance use disorder (SUD).  Covid-19 changed the landscape of the recovery community and many people have had to implement…

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Sober Social Distancing

April 10, 2020

Staying Sober in the Age of Social Distancing It begins with Gratitude While we all continue to adjust to the closure of businesses, schools, places of worship, etc. during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to remember that addiction is not going away, and neither is recovery.  If you are suffering…

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