Alcoholism impacts people from all walks of life. At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we understand the difficulty of identifying and dealing with alcoholism, and believe more information always helps. It’s surprising when you realize how many people are turning to alcohol to help them cope with life’s … [Read more...] about 4 Facts About Alcoholism in Utah
The underlying cause of an addiction is often very difficult to pin down. People suffering from addictions don’t fully understand the addiction themselves, and a lot of work needs to be done to address both the addiction and the root cause of the addiction. At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we are well … [Read more...] about The Surprising Underlying Causes of Addiction
For a parent, there’s nothing scarier than seeing your child struggle with an illness. This is also true of addiction, as it is a disease just like diabetes. In fact, one of the most common questions we hear from parents at Alpine Recovery Lodge is: What can I do to help my teenager overcome … [Read more...] about How to Help Your Teenager with Addiction: A Guide for Parents
The problem with prescription drug abuse in the United States Is not new. It affects every state in the America, including Utah. What is new is that prescription drug abuse is in the news nearly every day. One reason is the precipitous increase in the abuse of opioid drugs, which are commonly … [Read more...] about The Shocking Numbers Behind America’s Prescription Drug Addiction Epidemic
While many people dismiss teenage alcohol consumption with the words “oh, they’re just kids, let them experiment,” they don’t realize that this behavior can have lasting consequences. Studies have shown that kids in the United States have their first drink before the age of 13. This can lead to a … [Read more...] about 8 Consequences of Teenage Alcohol Consumption
It’s important to choose the drug treatment center in Utah that is right for you or your loved one. The choices available can be overwhelming and the stress of having to choose a recovery center can cause you to quit before trying to get clean. At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we work hard to ensure you … [Read more...] about How to Find the Utah Drug Treatment Center That’s Right For You
In the world of rehabilitation and recovery, the focus is usually on the person who is struggling to overcome an addiction. The goal is to help the addict recognize the problem and then give them the tools and coping mechanisms they need to overcome it. However, the person in recovery isn’t the … [Read more...] about 21 Resources to Help You Cope with a Loved One’s Addiction
When drug and alcohol addiction take over, many addicts are unable to uphold regular routines related to cooking, eating, cleaning, and general self-care. Malnutrition is often a common side effect of addiction. At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we have seen just how powerful good nutrition can be for … [Read more...] about The Importance of Good Nutrition During Recovery
At first glance, it might seem that art and addiction don’t have much to do with one another. We understand that, but art therapy is one of the holistic treatments we offer at Alpine Recovery Lodge. When people hear that we offer art therapy to our patients, they have a lot of questions. They … [Read more...] about What Do Art and Addiction Treatment Have in Common?
Admitting that you have a problem with drinking is difficult for many people. Social drinking is something that’s common, and it can be tricky to know when your drinking has crossed the line into alcoholism. In fact, we get a lot of calls at Alpine Recovery Lodge saying: I’m afraid I might be an … [Read more...] about Am I An Alcoholic?