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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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