CBT in Dual Diagnosis Treatment: Fostering Change in Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors

Unhappy Man With Clasped Hands Contributor: Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D., Clinical Supervisor at Rogers Behavioral Health. If you have an addiction to drugs, alcohol or other substances, there is more than a 30 percent chance you also have a mental health concern, such as anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression or other mood disorder. Research tells [...]
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Finding the Keys to Overcoming the Opioid Crisis

U.S. Capital Contributor: Roseann Rook, CADC Clinical Addictions Specialist Timberline Knolls Recent news headlines have brought the opioid crisis in America back into the spotlight, particularly as lawmakers on Capitol Hill weigh in on funding for addiction in light of healthcare changes. In March of this year, the president labeled opioid abuse in the United States as [...]
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Medical Nutrition Therapy for Food Addiction

Fast Food Drive-Thru Contributor: Margaret Geraci, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition Services, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Famous comedian and actor ANT recently publicly shared his struggle with an addiction to illegal drugs, which quickly developed into a food addiction. In taking this bold step and openly discussing his battle with food addiction, light is now being shed [...]
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The Importance of Aftercare in Addiction Treatment

Woman Calling Addiction Sponsor Contributed by JourneyPure, The Standard in Addiction Treatment. The floor is cold against Alice’s feet as she tip-toes across the bedroom. The house is dark; she waits until she reaches the kitchen before turning on the light. Her body gives a quick jar as she is startled at the sight of her daughter, Sarah, sitting [...]
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What to Expect in Residential Treatment for Prescription Drug Addiction

Man In Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Contributor: Marissa A. Angileri, MSW, CADC, Addiction Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Center “But, it’s prescribed!” I hear this statement many times during the assessment process in my position as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Some examples of prescription medications include opioids which are used for pain (Vicodin, Oxycontin), depressants which are used for anxiety [...]
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