Alyssa, Author at Banyan Treatment Center
Alyssa
August 16, 2019

How Long Does Drug Rehab Take?

Many patients entering treatment at Banyan Treatment Centers wonder how long they’ll be in drug rehab. The amount of time in rehab varies from patient to patient and by treatment type. Detox generally lasts 4-6 days and inpatient treatment can last up to 90 days. Learn more here.
August 1, 2019

Is Juul Trying to Curb Teen Vaping Addiction?

Juul, the big e-cigarette company, recently hired a prominent medical director to allegedly oversee research on teens using their vaping products in attempts to reduce the number of teens who vape. But is this another move similar to Big Tobacco’s public relations-focused attempts at fixing their problems?
July 31, 2019

Why America’s Taste for Alcohol is Drying Up

Millennials and the younger Gen Z aren’t drinking in droves like previous generations. Alcohol consumption dropped worldwide in 2018, and companies are finding new approaches, including non-alcoholic drinks, to reach consumers. Here’s why our taste for alcohol is drying up.
June 28, 2019

How to Get Narcan for Free

Narcan is a lifesaving drug that can reverse the effects of opioid or heroin overdose. Banyan Treatment Center shares how to get Narcan, along with information on the costs. For many people, Narcan may be free and available without a prescription.
June 21, 2019

Pets Are in the Crosshairs of the Opioid Epidemic

Pets are unfortunately facing the dangers of opioid addiction, with some opioid addicted pet owners stealing their pet’s opioids. Though humans are getting fewer opioid prescriptions, the number of opioids prescribed to pets is rising. Banyan Treatment Center explores the rise of painkillers for pets and the danger of owners abusing their pet’s opioids.
June 21, 2019

Sobriety is a Full House

Full House and Fuller House stars Jodie Sweetin and John Stamos have been open about their challenges in recovery and successes in sobriety. Many celebrities have struggled with addiction, and these famous Full House stars are proud of their recovery stories.
June 6, 2019

Celebrity Quotes About Sobriety

Dr. Tammy Malloy, PhD, explains the causes and symptoms Borderline Personality Disorder and discusses the proper treatment to combat this illness.
June 4, 2019
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Listening for PTSD

PTSD causes many changes in a person’s perceptions and interactions with the world. Researchers have long been aware of voice changes in PTSD patients, and there is new AI software that may help with a PTSD diagnosis by identifying these voice changes.
May 22, 2019
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Is Increasing the Vaping Age to 21 a Good Idea?

Vaping is common among teens and young adults, but these e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily safer than traditional cigarettes. Here’s why raising the vaping age to 21 may spell good news for teens and young adults.

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