Alyssa, Author at Banyan Treatment Center

Alyssa

May 11, 2021
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The Social Model of Addiction

The social model of addiction is a crucial form of substance abuse treatment that helps patients in recovery by promoting peer support.
May 7, 2021
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“California Sober” & What It Says About Sobriety

Demi Lovato is a celebrity with a history of addiction. We’re looking into Demi’s song “California Sober” and what it says about sobriety.
May 6, 2021
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How To Avoid Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription drug abuse has contributed to the opioid epidemic in the U.S. Here's how you can avoid prescription drug addiction.
May 5, 2021
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Quaalude Addiction

Quaaludes are dangerous sedative-hypnotic drugs that are still just as dangerous as they were in the 1970s. Visit us here to learn more about the dangers of Quaalude addiction.
May 5, 2021
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Effects of Substance Abuse on Gray Brain Matter

The effects of substance abuse on gray brain matter can break connections between different regions of the brain, making basic functions nearly impossible.
May 4, 2021
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Ways to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Sober

Staying sober on special occasions can be tough for someone in addiction recovery. Since May is on the way, we’re sharing some ways to celebrate Cinco De Mayo sober.
April 29, 2021

The Disease Model of Addiction

Due to certain advances in addiction research, drug and alcohol dependence are now viewed as diseases. Visit us here to learn more about the disease model of addiction and its pros and cons.
April 29, 2021
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Dextromethorphan Abuse

Dextromethorphan abuse has grown in popularity among young teens and adults in the past few years. Visit us here to learn more about the dangers of abusing DXM.
April 28, 2021
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How Addiction Happens

Knowing the causes of addiction is needed to treat it and encourage those with addictions to get help. Learn how addiction happens here.


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