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April 12, 2018

Life is crazy: How can I stress less?

At one time or another, everyone will experience feelings of sadness, grief, or feel as if they lack a sense of purpose in life. These feelings may come and go, or we may find that they are hard to shake, lasting for extended periods of time.
April 11, 2018

Enabling an Addict

One of the most harmful codependent behaviors an addict’s loved one can engage in is enabling. Enabling is a behavioral cycle that encourages and perpetuates maladaptive thoughts and actions carried out by the Addict.
March 26, 2018

Meditation Tips for Beginners

Mediation has always been a fascinating topic that leads to many roads, which commonly result in one common goal, to initiate emotional healing and wellbeing.
March 26, 2018

The Difference Between Sadness & Clinical Depression

At one time or another, everyone will experience feelings of sadness, grief, or feel as if they lack a sense of purpose in life. These feelings may come and go, or we may find that they are hard to shake, lasting for extended periods of time.
February 28, 2018

How Social Media Affects Your Addiction

Social media affects our addiction as we constantly consume constructed images of other people’s lives; party pictures, the “perfect” family, millions of selfies, materials things and alcohol, which can cause users to be triggered or pressured to conform or “keep up.”
February 28, 2018

Expert Tips for Managing Anxiety

Everyone struggles with some form of anxiety at one time or another. While for some the feeling is temporary or situational, for others it may be completely debilitating. Learn more from Rob Cole, Banyan's Clinical Director of Mental Health Services.
February 27, 2018

Manufacturer of Oxycontin Ceases Marketing Efforts

It’s a topic of much debate, but many lawmakers and professionals attribute the boom of the opioid epidemic to aggressive marketing strategies by Purdue Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturers of the prescription medication Oxycontin, in the mid 1990s.
February 21, 2018

How to Fight off Addiction Cravings

Banyan Treatment Center shares with you how to fight off addiction cravings when times get tough. Recovery is an ongoing process and we are here to help.
February 21, 2018

The Benefits of Intensive Inpatient Care

Banyan Treatment Center shares with you the many benefits of intensive inpatient care for addiction treatment. Learn how to truly recover with our high-qualified staff.
January 26, 2018

Five Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Are Recovering Addicts

Addiction doesn’t discriminate. It affects everyone across all races, gender, social status- poor, rich, young, old and famous or not. These 5 celebrities have spoken openly about their battles with drugs and alcohol and they are, as we know today, maintaining their sobriety.