Substance use can negatively impact someone’s life in really big ways. Finding ways to prevent substance abuse is important, especially since the number of teens who are using drugs continues to increase . Researchers and healthcare professionals are always trying to find ways to prevent substance abuse and addiction. Recent studies show that someone’s attitude [...] Read More
Drug use is increasing in adolescents and young adults . There are a variety of drugs that are growing in popularity. One of them is fentanyl. Fentanyl is an opioid that is 50x more powerful than heroin . Fentanyl and Opioid Addiction Opioids are highly addictive drugs that can have devastating emotional and physical health [...] Read More
The COVID-19 health crisis has been extremely stressful for everyone. The American people have been through a lot in the last year. Millions of people were unable to work, hundreds of thousands of people died, and individuals were sheltering-in-place at home. The American Psychological Association predicted that after the threat of the virus passes, the [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Aside from the potential effects of the coronavirus itself, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in the use of substances such as alcohol and opioids. Alcohol sales were up 350% in September 2020 compared with the same time a year earlier, and many of the people [...] Read More
Adderall is a prescription stimulant that is prescribed to treat ADHD. Adderall helps people with ADHD to improve their ability to concentrate. Within the last couple of years, Adderall use has increased among college students . While some may believe this is because more people are diagnosed with ADHD now than in previous years, this [...] Read More
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