Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls The men and women who serve in the United States military are among the most selfless and brave individuals in our society. However, they need substance abuse resources, too. Despite such exceptional qualities within our soldiers, this does not exempt the military personnel from the struggles associated with substance [...] Read More
Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls In the face of co-occurring mental disorders, vigilance and dedication to your treatment plan is foundational for long-term recovery. This includes carrying out the daily, tangible steps that are often necessary for emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and psychological soundness and well-being. This process may involve: Staying connected to ongoing [...] Read More
The opioid crisis is a severe public health issue. In 2015, over 12 million people in the United States misused prescription opioids and young adults; aged 18-25 are at the highest risk for drug abuse of prescriptions . In October 2017, President Trump announced a new action to address the opioid crisis. This declaration confirms [...] Read More
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), are disorders that affect the regions of the brain for attention, focus, and functioning. The prefrontal cortex, which is the ‘secretary’ for the mind is the executive functioning for how humans organize and execute thought and behaviors . The prefrontal region in the brain is [...] Read More
Our nation faces an addiction epidemic. Fortunately, our understanding of the causes and consequences of addiction is improving, and there are more advanced and accessible treatment methods than ever before. Regardless of the avenue for recovery, the first hurdle for those with chemical addictions is detoxification: the process of the body ridding itself of the [...] Read More
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