About Perspectives: A Time for Change Virtual Addiction Conference

Hello everybody and welcome to this week’s episode of Perspective Matters: This Week in Behavioral Healthcare. I’m your host Glenn Hadley with Southworth Associates. I just want to take a brief minute to thank our sponsors not only for the show but also for the upcoming event, “Perspectives: A Time For Change.”   We’re just…

Myths Surrounding Treatment and Recovery

  At Alina Lodge, we understand that each individual struggling with addiction is different and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to recovery. This is why our counselors customize each treatment plan to the individual’s needs. If you or someone you care about is battling a substance use problem, the team at Alina Lodge can…

Myths Surrounding Treatment and Recovery

  At Alina Lodge, we understand that each individual struggling with addiction is different and that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to recovery. This is why our counselors customize each treatment plan to the individual’s needs. If you or someone you care about is battling a substance use problem, the team at Alina Lodge can…

Xanax and Alcohol

Xanax, also known as alprazolam, is a drug used to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders. Xanax is extremely addictive; anyone who uses Xanax is at risk of developing a chemical dependency. We know that alcohol use is one of the leading causes of death in Portland every year. Mixing Xanax and alcohol is absolutely…

Is Alcohol Hurting Your Relationship?

Is alcohol hurting your relationship? You may have discovered alcohol’s effects on family and the dynamic of your relationship in several areas, such as communication, intimacy, or daily responsibilities. Alcohol’s effects on family, friends, and partners can break down a relationship to the point where you may need professional help from an alcohol rehab center.…

Drinking and Social Media

If you think you might be drinking too much, you can always find someone on social media who drinks more than you do (or someone who posts more alcohol-related content than you do). This might make you feel better about your own choices instead of seeking alcohol addiction treatment. Social media helps us feel connected…

What is a Virtual Outpatient Rehab Program?

Addiction does not go away in times of crisis. In fact, as large swaths of our country are practicing social distancing and isolating themselves, people with addiction issues are in a more dangerous position than ever. In quarantine, drug and alcohol consumption increases dramatically. And recent reports confirm that the current outbreak has been no…