Articles by Shirley M. Timmons

What Is a Christian Faith-Based Recovery Program?

Timmons, Shirley M.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 28(3):158-161, July-September 2011.

Substance abuse is a critical problem that many believe faith-based recovery programs (FBRPs) can impact. But FBRPs using explicit religious content are not well documented in substance abuse literature.

African American Church Health Programs: What Works?

Timmons, Shirley M.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 27(2):100-105, April-June 2010.

Churches can address African American health through primary prevention, but little is known about what is effective.