Articles by Timberline Knolls Staff

The Importance of Continued Care

Continuity of care refers to the seamless provision of healthcare services, and it is a cornerstone of effective behavioral health treatment. Delivering consistent and uninterrupted care for individuals ensures that their needs are holistically addressed as they progress through the healing process. While taking part in intensive treatment such as residential care can be an … Read More

Supporting Mothers In Recovery

Pursuing treatment for an eating disorder or another mental health concern can be incredibly difficult, especially for mothers who may be facing leaving their children and families for the first time. The complexity of this decision can be compounded by the demands of motherhood, which often include sleepless nights, postpartum adjustments, and relationship changes.   Timberline … Read More

The Connection Between Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are mental health conditions affecting millions worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, 280 million people suffer from depression, and more than 300 million have anxiety disorders. Although these mental health conditions are common, many people may be hesitant to seek help due to stigma, shame, and fear of judgment from others. … Read More

The Healing Power of Sound

On a day-to-day basis, we experience the benefits of sound in many subtle ways. And often without even recognizing it. Whether in the form of a soothing song, the calming sounds of nature, or a crackling fireplace, sound has the ability to captivate our minds and induce relaxation. When applied to therapy, this concept is … Read More

Depression Rates Are at New Highs, Especially Among Women

The COVID-19 pandemic brought fresh awareness to the topic of mental health while at the same time placing unprecedented stress on people’s coping resources and well-being. One study, which looked at changes in the prevalence of depressive symptoms during the pandemic, found that 32.8% of U.S. adults suffered from elevated depressive symptoms in 2021, compared … Read More

An Antidote to Celebrity Wellness Routines: Be Yourself & Seek Joy

Recently, Gwyneth Paltrow has faced backlash from health experts and members of the public after sharing the details of her daily “wellness routine.” Paltrow’s routine, which she discussed on the podcast “The Art of Being Well,” involves coffee in the morning, bone broth for lunch, and a vegetable-heavy paleo dinner. Many people have criticized Paltrow’s … Read More

Mental Health Treatment & Suicide Prevention in Young Adults

The onset of mental health disorders often happens early in life. Sometimes, mental health concerns appear in childhood or adolescence. But often, the first signs that someone might be struggling with a mental health disorder occur during young adulthood, from ages 18-25. Mental health advocacy organization Active Minds shared several statistics that help illuminate the … Read More

A Recent Study Suggests That TikTok Exposes Teens to Toxic Diet Culture

An article from Study Finds explored troubling results from a recent study by researchers at the University of Vermont that looked at diet- and body image-related content available on TikTok. The study found that TikTok, a platform that has many teenage users, contains a large volume of posts that promote dieting or weight loss. Results … Read More

Dangers of Using Diabetes Drug Ozempic for Quick Weight Loss

According to a recent article from Everyday Health, posts featuring Ozempic, a Type 2 diabetes drug, have become popular on social media platforms. According to the article, hashtags like #ozempic and #ozempicweightloss have more than 300 million views on TikTok, with many posts promoting Ozempic as a method for easy and rapid weight loss. Ozempic … Read More