Our Blog

Our Blog

At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Our Blog

At Pine Grove, we believe that education and research are integral to effective treatment. Our blog content includes messages from our staff members, discussion of new studies, and advice for those in every stage of recovery.

Embracing the Journey of Lent

Rapidly approaching on the Christian calendar is the season of Lent, which is a period of 40 days (excluding Sundays). For many Christians, Lent is a season of repentance [...]

work burnout

Managing Work-Related Stress and Burnout

Burnout has become all too common in today’s fast-paced world. Characterized by overwhelming exhaustion and a lack of motivation, this condition can significantly detract from your quality of life. [...]

Xanax and Alzheimer's

Does Xanax Cause Dementia?

In recent years, there has been growing concern about the potential long-term effects of medications like Xanax (alprazolam), especially related to cognitive health and conditions like dementia. As a [...]

diabetes and alcohol risk

What Are the Risks of Drinking With Diabetes?

November, recognized as Diabetes Awareness Month, is an opportune time to discuss health considerations for those living with diabetes. One significant aspect is the relationship between alcohol consumption and [...]

dating in recovery

Dating an Alcoholic

Embarking on a relationship with someone recovering from alcohol addiction can be uniquely challenging and rewarding. If you find yourself attracted to a person who is in the early [...]

sundowning

What Is Sundowning?

November is a time to increase awareness around the challenges faced by those living with Alzheimer’s disease, including the lesser-known condition called sundowning. This blog post illuminates this phenomenon, [...]

childless men

Effects of Childlessness in Men

In society’s narrative, conversations surrounding childlessness have predominantly focused on women, leaving the emotional and psychological effects of childlessness in men overlooked. At Pine Grove, we acknowledge the silent [...]

stages of grief are outdated

The Stages of Grief Are Outdated

Most people are familiar with the five stages of grief originally described by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. These stages – denial, anger, bargaining, [...]

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Depression in Men

Depression is more than a fleeting, occasional sense of sadness. For many people, it’s a profound emotional and mental struggle that can overshadow every facet of life. While society [...]