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…

family seeking help for an alcoholic parent

Getting Help for an Alcoholic Parent

Every family has its problems, but a family’s health and well-being are vital for all family members. If alcohol addiction has changed your family’s dynamic, help is available. At Alina Lodge in Blairstown, NJ, our alcohol rehab center provides comprehensive and comprehensive addiction treatment for you or a loved one. Treatment at Alina Lodge is…

high-functioning depression

Living with High-Functioning Depression

Living with depression isn’t easy, but it doesn’t always look the same for everyone. Depending on each person’s individual circumstances, depression can manifest itself in obvious ways or ways that are harder to spot. It may be that you or a loved one has been finding relationships, work, physical activities, or other aspects of life…

addiction in the workplace

How to Address Addiction in the Workplace

While addiction and substance use disorders may be stigmatized, the fact is that the majority of people who are dealing with addiction do manage to keep their jobs. Although many people might expect substance use disorders to be obvious, it’s common for addiction to go unnoticed. Many people are still able to complete their work…

grief counseling

Benefits of Grief Counseling

Dealing with loss, whether a loved one has passed away or you’re going through separation or divorce, can cause overwhelming feelings of grief. The symptoms of grief and its effects can impact one’s ability to maintain relationships, employment, and a positive sense of self. While it’s normal to experience intense emotions and heartbreak after suffering…