Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls It is difficult to overcome drug abuse and find passion for life again. Particularly, if drug abuse has been chronic and long standing. Two categories of drugs exist in the world today: the first are used to restore and maintain health or sustain life, whereas the second category involves [...] Read More
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
When hearing the phrase “eating disorder,” most people think of anorexia and bulimia (officially known as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa). These are common, but they are far from the only types of eating disorders. If you or a loved one has an eating disorder, it might be difficult to pin down exactly what it [...] Read More
Withdrawal can be a terrible thing for someone who is dependent on drugs or alcohol. People must weather some serious physical and mental reactions when they are detoxifying their bodies from hard substances. Ending substance dependency is obviously crucial. However, the process can be dangerous without medical supervision. While that is truer for some drugs [...] Read More
Contributed by Life Healing Center clinical team member Kathryn Taylor, MA, LPC/MHSP. Some people mistakenly assume that an addicted individual must lose everything of value before gaining the stamina to climb out of a life of addiction. In reality, addiction can be treated at any stage. Often, however, addiction develops so quickly that by the time [...] Read More
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