Alcohol Abuse and Relationships

Unfortunately, the association between alcohol and relationships is often detrimental. Alcohol abuse is a real problem that can negatively affect marriages, romantic relationships, families and drive wedges between individuals. People who depend on alcohol commit actions such as misuse of finances, ignoring the children, causing physical fights, threatening the happiness and health of those around…

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…

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…