family counseling

How Family Counseling Can Help in Recovery

Family counseling is a type of psychological therapy designed to help foster healthier communication between family members as well as to assist with the resolution of toxic conflicts that may exist within families. The issues you are experiencing with your family members could benefit from a family therapy program at Alina Lodge. Often, rebuilding relationships…

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Do I Need Long-Term Rehab?

Short-term care does have the potential to be effective for some people. Conversely, the benefits of extended treatment through long-term rehab, especially in the cases of severe or long-term addictions, are numerous. Long-term addiction treatment, like a 90-day program at Alina Lodge, offers better outcomes for a successful and lifelong recovery. If you or someone…

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The Types of Personality Disorders

Your personality consists of the way you feel, think and behave. Upon reaching adulthood, most people have personality traits that are consistent from day to day, year to year. However, 9% of Americans, which is nearly 1 in 10 people, are affected by a personality disorder. Some could benefit from personality disorder treatment to address…

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Observing World Mental Health Day

The World Federation for Mental Health was founded in 1948 to promote mental health awareness. It continues to be the only international multidisciplinary, grassroots advocacy and education organization concerned with all aspects of mental health. Together with the global community, they have come to recognize October 10th as World Mental Health Day. Since 1992, World…

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Treatment for Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid addiction is a chronic disease resulting in serious, long-term health problems. The use of opioids will, over time, bring about significant changes to the brain, financial issues, social distress, and relationship problems. This type of addiction is identified by an overwhelming urge to use opioids, some of which may have been initially prescribed to…

addiction counseling

5 Reasons to Get Addiction Counseling

Over 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs and alcohol. To put that into perspective, that amounts to roughly one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 or nearly the entire population of Texas. And yet, only 11 percent of those struggling with addiction receive addiction treatment therapies that could help them break…

stress and addiction

How Stress Can Impact Addiction

Stress itself can be stressful. The word alone may make you start sweating and feeling nervous. But stress is important because it is how your body responds to outside events, changes, and trauma, whether that is a single event, recurring problem, or ongoing issue with no end in sight. Not all stress or the events…

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Benefits of Sober Living for Women

Transitional homes for women provide a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment that encourages sober living for women. The Haley House sober living facility is an option for individuals that have already found success with a professional substance use disorder or addiction treatment program. These spaces offer newly sober women supportive and structured living conditions to…