If you have a friend or a loved one who is working through recovery from mental illness and/or addiction, you may be wondering how best to support them. Perhaps you’re not sure what you can specifically say or do. Though each individual’s recovery will be different, the clinical team at Alpine … [Read more...] about Supporting a Loved One Through Recovery
Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It is most commonly characterized by a persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, which can significantly impair one’s daily life. The National Institute of … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Depression
Perhaps now more than ever, people are realizing the healing effects of being in and experiencing nature. Getting outside and moving your body in the fresh air, sunshine and open skies help boost feel-good endorphins and elevate your mood. Not only is it helpful for dealing with things like tension, … [Read more...] about Three Ways Nature Can Help With Addiction Rehabilitation
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, it’s important to understand that—while challenging—breaking an addiction is possible. Scientific evidence from Yale University suggests it takes approximately 90 days to reset the brain and shake off the immediate influence of drugs and … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take to Break an Addiction
Approximately 4 million people in the United States are living with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis is a term used when someone is struggling with a psychiatric (mental) disorder and a substance abuse disorder at the same time. Some of the most common mental health disorders diagnosed in … [Read more...] about What Is Dual Diagnosis?
To Our Patients: As your healthcare provider, we value—and are committed to—your health and the health of your family. We also understand that you have concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which has now been designated a global pandemic. At all times, we prioritize optimal … [Read more...] about Important Notice About Coronaviris and COVID-19
When you use alcohol or drugs in excess, both your mind and body are impacted. In fact, studies show substance abuse can alter you brain chemistry as it struggles to maintain balance. Addiction can also lead to a weakened immune system, which increases the risk of illness and infection. Many … [Read more...] about How to Stay Physically Active in Residential Rehab
Alpine Award Program Honors the Achievement Alpine Recovery Lodge has been selected for the 2019 Alpine Award in the Alcoholism Treatment Program category by the Alpine Award Program. Each year, the Alpine Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing … [Read more...] about Alpine Recovery Lodge Receives 2019 Alpine Award