Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but for some, the symptoms of anxiety are difficult to control and can prevent them from leading a fulfilling life. In addition to talk therapy, these individuals might be prescribed medication to help manage their anxiety symptoms. Valium is one [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center It’s a question that has spawned much debate over the years since it was initially posed, but the basic mechanics of it still hold up: Would athletes be willing to sacrifice years of their life — not to mention their morals — in exchange for winning? That’s [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson Most people are able to drink alcohol in moderation without experiencing significant negative effects. But for those who develop alcohol use disorder, which is the clinical term for alcoholism, any use of this substance can quickly lead to a wide range of devastating outcomes. Common characteristics of alcohol use disorder [...] Read More
Compulsive internet use has gained more attention within the last few years. Compulsive internet use is when someone has irresistible urges to use it. This can lead to spending excessive amounts of time online. This isn’t hard to imagine since the widespread use of smartphones, social media, and other technological advancements. There is one population [...] Read More
Cocaine is a highly addictive drug . Relapse isn’t uncommon, and neuroscience is starting to have answers about why this may happen . Drug use changes the brain in ways that make it harder to stay sober. One of the ways that the brain is changed involves memories. Research shows that even just remembering past [...] Read More
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