Contributed by Staff of Timberline Knolls Peer pressure has been an active force in the American culture for many, many decades. Essentially, peer pressure is the strategy by which any group influences its members, particularly in the case of substance abuse. Those on the receiving end, often eventually change their behavior to conform to the [...] Read More
Every year that substance abuse is delayed during the adolescent brain development, the risk of substance abuse disorder decreases. Research shows that substance abuse initiated earlier in adolescence is indicative of a greater prevalence of substance use disorder (SUD) into adulthood. Amid the present epidemic of opioid use disorder and overdose mortality, making the prevention [...] Read More
Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Severe heroin toxicity has emerged as a growing public health concern. A recent review published in the JAMA Neurology has brought to light the alternative to injection trends in opioid use disorders. Inhaling is becoming a more popular route of use. This method of heroin inhalation can lead [...] Read More
Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Drug addiction, especially with pharmaceutical medications, is always an area of great concern throughout our country. Moreover, addiction in the suburbs can be as common as it is in urban areas. So what are parents to do within the confines of their own families? The [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff member at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Women with high-achieving personalities are often accomplished and successful. So, what is the connection between executive women and addiction? Their passion and drive can motivate them to become game-changing entrepreneurs, CEO’s, and innovators. Yet, the same personality traits that lead to this success also make these women [...] Read More
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