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…

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…

Finding the Right Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program

If you or a loved one struggles with alcohol abuse, you understand how challenging it is to find the services and treatment needed to overcome it. Fortunately, Insight Recovery Centers offers alcohol addiction treatment Ashburn, VA residents can trust. Our treatment program combines unique therapy and counseling with medication-assisted treatment for those who need it.…

Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey

If you are a woman struggling with an alcohol addiction problem, then you’ve likely thought about quitting alcohol cold turkey. This thought crosses most people’s minds when they face the difficulties of addiction to alcohol. Some women may think it will be easier to do it abruptly and suddenly rather than through other methods. However,…

Dangers of Xanax and Alcohol

Everyone feels anxious from time-to-time. For most of us, the anxiety ebbs and flows around certain events — a job interview, a performance, a speech. But sometimes the anxiety stays around, even when life is calm. And in those instances, you might seek a prescription for anti-anxiety medication such as Xanax. Take these medications with…

How to Help an Alcoholic

If you have a loved one struggling with alcohol addiction, then you probably want to help them in some way. This problem can be difficult for both the person using alcohol and those around them. When someone close to use uses alcohol, it can strain the relationship and harm the family unit. People who are…