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 corona virus itself, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in the use of substances such as alcohol and opioids and risk of addiction. Alcohol sales were up 350% in September 2020 compared with the same time a year [...] 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
America has an opioid problem. Opioid overdose is one of the leading causes of death in the United States . There are several different kinds of opioids. Some are prescription drugs, like Oxycontin, and others, like heroin, are street drugs. Prescription opioids like oxycontin are used for pain management. While it’s good that scientists have [...] Read More
Cocaine is a highly addictive drug . Cocaine is a stimulant drug and makes people feel euphoric and energized, and it can also make people more sensitive to sound, sight, and touch . Even though cocaine can make some people feel good temporarily, it does have short and long-term health effects. Short-term health effects can [...] Read More
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