Press Releases

Read press releases about Timberline Knolls, our employees, and more.

08/15/18 – The start of a new school year can be daunting for many students. Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center shares advice on how to set intentions and specific goals for the school year.

07/24/18 – Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center offers creative art therapies for residents to express their feelings and increase self-esteem and self-compassion

05/10/2018 – Eating Disorder Hope is pleased to invite all who are interested in learning about eating disorders to attend our Eating Disorder Hope Virtual Conference: Anorexia Hope & Healing in 2018.

01/26/18 – Timberline Knolls, the nation’s leading residential treatment center for women and adolescent girls struggling with eating disorders, and Delta Phi Epsilon at Northeastern University in Boston, are hosting a special health panel event, open to the public, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Curry Ballroom on Northeastern’s campus.

11/16/17 – Many individuals struggling with depression see an increase in symptoms during the holiday season due to many factors including less sunlight, shorter days, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and increased stress financially, with family and lack of time.  Other factors such as grief and loss can contribute as well.

11/2/17 – Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, national media commentator, eating disorders awareness advocate and community relations specialist for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, will speak at the upcoming National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) candlelight vigilWednesday, November 8, 2017, in front of Green Hall at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, N.J.

10/19/17 –  Having a relationship with someone who struggles with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be difficult and draining.  Learning about the disorder and its roots in feelings of low self-worth can help provide compassion, but healthy boundaries within the relationship are vital for both the person struggling and their loved one.

8/21/17 – According to recent government statistics, suicide rates among girls between the ages of 15 and 19 reached an all-time high in 2015 for a 40-year period beginning in 1975. We all need to be asking why.

7/25/17 – Debra Cooper, a professional writer and speaker for more than 30 years, has written a compelling new novel, Collision. This is her second book.

6/29/17 – Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, located outside of Chicago in Lemont, Ill., has named Colleen Kula Hopkins, LCPC as CEO

4/24/17 –  Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment CenterBALANCE eating disorder treatment center and Student Health Services at The New School are hosting a free, one night only screening of the compelling documentary, All of Me, 6 – 9:30 p.m.Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 W 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York.

4/3/17 – Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, The Elisa Project and film director, Marlee Roberts, are hosting a free one-night-only screening of the compelling drama titled Little Miss Perfect6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central Expy in Dallas.

3/22/17 –  Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is hosting a free one-night-only screening of the compelling drama by filmmaker Marlee Roberts titled “Little Miss Perfect,” 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Studio Movie Grill, 2880 Holcombe Bridge Road, in Alpharetta, Ga.

02/09/12 – America the Beautiful Film Screening at MIT (Boston, MA)
This special documentary films looks at the perception of weight and body images in the United States.

11/29/11 – PTSD in Military Women Can Put Them at Risk For Eating Disorders And Addiction
Women with PTSD are also likely to have co-occurring disorders such as eating disorders, substance abuse, or alcohol.

1/6/11 – Family Therapy Innovation with MENTORConnect
Dr. Stan Selinger, Family Therapy Coordinator at Timberline Knolls, shares best practices on effective family communication in a special webinar.

12/21/10 – Spirited Celebrations During the Holidays Can Mark the Beginning of a Problem
Dancer’s Response to New York Times Critic Asserts Positive Self-Image Can Create Real Change.

11/05/10 – Jenifer Ringer Controversy Highlights Dangers of Body Image Obsession and Power of Recovery.
Substance Abuse Can Develop If Parents Underestimate Risks of Underage Drinking.

7/9/10 – Heroin Addiction Treatment Access Vital, Despite Declining Death Rate
A new study by Roosevelt University’s Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy shows deaths from heroin overdoses in Chicago’s Cook County fell 16 percent during the last decade, but the Chicago metropolitan region still ranks among the worst in the nation for heroin use.

7/2/10 – Web Sites Likely Contributing to High Anorexia Death Rate
For women with low self-esteem, poor body image and a certain genetic predisposition towards an eating disorder, the messages promoted on pro-eating disorder web sites can be similar to someone considering suicide finding a loaded gun on her pillow.

6/30/10 – Treatment and Recovery Enhanced by Volunteering
Women seeking to overcome an eating disorder or addiction still face numerous hurdles once they acknowledge their disease and commit to pursuing a path of recovery. Women with advanced or multiple interconnected diseases often seek inpatient or residential treatment, which gives them time to step back from the demands of daily life to focus solely on themselves.

6/16/10 – Anorexia Treatment and Recovery Journey Detailed in New Book
Women and families struggling with an eating disorder or another addiction should never lose sight of the need to sustain the spirit, according to a new book by Jena Morrow, an author in recovery after more than 20 years with anorexia nervosa. Morrow, a behavioral health specialist at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, details a battle with anorexia that begins in early childhood in Hollow: An Unpolished Tale, recently released by Moody Publishers.

6/9/10 – Nutrition and Meal Support Vital to Anorexia and Bulimia Treatment
At Timberline Knolls, incorporating nutrition therapy into an individual’s personal treatment program is not an option – it is critical to recovery success.

6/3/10 –TK Academy Receives School of Excellence Award
Timberline Knolls has been honored as a 2010-2011 National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence for its on campus school, TK Academy. The highest level of recognition a private special education school can achieve through NASET, the award is presented to private special education schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated exceptional dedication, commitment and achievement in the field of special education.

5/26/10 – Childhood Obesity – It’s More Than the Number on a Scale
Parents are key in changing the lifestyles of the future generation.

5/11/10 – Adderall a Miracle Drug to College Students; Highly Addictive Nature Ignored
Adderall is a drug widely reported to increase alertness, concentration and overall cognitive performance, while decreasing fatigue — but it is also a drug widely abused across college campuses.

4/6/10 – Timberline Knolls Opens Pine Lodge; Miss America to Attend Opening
In response for increased demand for treatment, Timberline Knolls announces the opening of Pine Lodge on its Lemont, Illinois, campus.

2/17/10 – Figure Skating Standards Foster Eating Disorders
Too many unhealthy practices are santioned by sports officials and coaches.

2/16/10 – “It’s Time to Talk About It” in the Chicago Community
Local center urges families to take time this week to talk about eating disorders, a leading cause of death in America.

1/15/10 – Elisa Project Names Timberline Knolls Chairman and CEO James Gresham to Board of Directors
The Elisa Project is a Dallas-based organization dedicated to educating individuals, families and the medical community about eating disorders and the importance of positive body image.

1/6/10 – A New Year’s Resolution You Can Actually Keep
Make each and every day an opportunity for growth.

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