Heath Ledger played The Joker, and a prescription pill overdose lead to the actor’s untimely death. Ben Affleck, who played Batman in two different films, has recently opened up about his alcoholism. What is going on in Gotham City that’s caused challenges for both the hero and the villain?
Fentanyl is making opioids even more dangerous. Fentanyl overdose happens quickly, so recognizing the early signs of fentanyl overdose can be lifesaving. Here are signs of fentanyl overdose and what to do if this occurs.
If you haven’t watched 'Shameless', it’s about a single father who drinks too much while his eldest daughter takes on the responsibility of caring for the family. The show really highlights how alcoholism affects the family.
Ambien is a popular insomnia medication intended to help users fall asleep faster. It’s been at the center of celebrity tweet scandals and strange behavior among some users. There are strange side effects of Ambien to consider, and those who are addicted should seek prescription pill detox and addiction treatment.
Ariana Grande gets personal as she shares her struggles of mental health and PTSD with the world. Our experts at Banyan Treatment Center specialize in the treatment of mental health and co-occurring disorders. Learn more here.
You’ve heard it before – addiction is a family disease. When looking at family roles in addiction, it becomes clear how true this is when considering the effects of addiction on family roles and dynamics. In families of addicts, everyone plays a roll, here’s how to break free.
Professional help is available; not only can a person speak with a mental health counselor to address things like depression or PTSD, but there are financial counselors out there as well. Financial counselors can be extremely beneficial, sitting down with people who are struggling and making plans to address their issues.
Today’s world is often fast-paced and high-pressured. We are connected to each other at all times through our smart phones, tablets, and computers. While these new technologies (which have really only taken off in the past twenty years or so) make many aspects of work easier, they can also make work more stressful for employees.
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage, with the death toll rising to 72,000 in 2017 (up by nearly 8,000 deaths from the year before), local governments and residents are looking for ways to help combat the crisis in their communities. Learn more.
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