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2010-09-21 15:54:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leader in addiction treatment and recovery, has announced a series of events throughout campus to celebrate National Recovery Month. The events range from a signing of a Declaration of Independence from alcohol and drug abuse to a Candle Light Vigil to remember those who have lost the battle with alcoholism or drug addiction or who may still be suffering. The week will also highlight that recovery from...

2010-09-08 07:31:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Disorder Hope, a respected independent resource for individuals suffering from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other body image and eating disorders, is poised for growth following a significant sponsorship commitment by Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center. "Timberline Knolls' generous sponsorship will help us in our mission of promoting awareness, prevention and treatment in order to better educate sufferers, their loved...

2010-09-01 16:13:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of students at all grade levels, from elementary to high school to college, will head back to school - and many times this is met with mixed emotions. Not because the "summer fun" has ended, but because school adds new pressures into the mix, with many kids focusing on trying to be popular, and some just to even fit in. Many times these pressures can manifest physically, with young men and women trying to be an ideal body size and weight, just...

2010-08-27 15:30:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- While Lindsay Lohan's doctors say a personality disorder misdiagnosed as an addiction is the root of her problems, a medical expert from Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center suggests further ongoing addiction treatment will still be needed to save her life. Kimberly Dennis, M.D., medical director for Timberline Knolls and a psychiatrist who specializes in treatment for addiction and mood disorders, believes Lohan has exhibited the symptoms of a...

2010-07-22 14:38:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- One underlying cause that surprises many women during treatment for an eating disorder is the relationship an adolescent girl has with her mother, according to Catherine Weigel Foy, a family therapist at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leading eating disorder center. Young girls suffering with eating disorders often think the physical aspects of their disease call for the most healing, but in most all instances, girls have to recognize the...

2010-07-09 15:10:00

CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Kimberly Dennis, M.D., eating disorder specialist at Chicago's Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, sees the use of heroin regularly from women and girls she treats and knows the...

2010-07-02 14:37:00

CHICAGO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Recent efforts to raise awareness of pro anorexia and bulimia web sites often pay little attention to deaths that may result from the actions of the web site operators, according to Dr. Kimberly Dennis, M.D., a...

2010-06-30 17:45:00

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Treatment staff at Chicago-based Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, a leader in...

2010-06-16 17:13:00

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2010-06-15 10:54:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorders and disordered eating are commonly experienced by female athletes, and are many times brought on by the pressure female athletes feel to masculinize one's body. Right now, as the World Cup is kicking off and the NBA Finals are wrapping up, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center (www.timberlineknolls.com), which provides treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia, compulsive overeating and binge eating disorders for women 12 and older,...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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