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February 13, 2023

Texas Fentanyl Overdoses Among Students Reveal Drug Dealer Lived Blocks Away From School

Our Banyan rehab is sharing a story of Texas fentanyl overdoses that revealed drug dealers who lived blocks away from schools and their victims. Read more here.
May 8, 2019

Boredom in Recovery – Filling the Free Time

Now that you’re sober, you’ve likely got a lot of free time on your hands. Turn your boredom into fun or even education with these things to do instead of drinking or doing drugs. Find fun sober group activities, ways to pass downtime in sobriety, and more here.
April 30, 2019

Tips for Finding a Job in Recovery

Finding a job after recovery starts with knowing where to look. Banyan Detox Stuart offers tips on finding employment after rehab, including tips on how to master job interviews. Your history of addiction doesn’t have to hold you back from your first job after rehab or a new career.
March 6, 2019

Opioid Overdoses Cause Drop in US Life Expectancy Rate – How to Fight Back

The average life expectancy in the US has dropped due to several factors, including opioid overdoses. Banyan Detox Stuart explores opioid epidemic statistics and how to fight back against this dangerous drug with the help of medically monitored opioid detox.
February 22, 2019

How Wisdom Teeth Surgery Fuels Addiction

Dental surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth have been linked to an increased risk of opioid addiction in young adult patients. Teens and young adults undergoing routine dental surgery may be prescribed opioid painkillers and these prescriptions can be dangerous. Here’s why:
January 17, 2019

Setting the Stage for a Sober 2019 – Tips for Long-Term Sobriety

The new year is here, and if you’re newly sober, you may be wondering if you’ll make it through 2019 with your sobriety intact. Banyan Detox Stuart shares tips for long-term sobriety to help you stick to recovery in 2019 and beyond.
December 26, 2018

What to Do Instead of Drinking at Parties

The holiday season is filled with many parties and events that people rely on alcohol to get through. But if you’re newly sober for the holidays, it can be tough sticking to your newfound sobriety. Here are tips from a trusted detox facility on avoiding holiday drinking to stick to your sobriety.
November 10, 2018

The Dangers of K2

Synthetic marijuana goes by many names, such as K2 and Spice. Synthetic marijuana is sold as a safe alternative to the real thing, but it’s even more dangerous. K2 has been making headlines for its dangerous effects, and the safest option is to stop using it altogether. Detox centers in Florida can help.
September 18, 2018

Blue Collar Worker Detoxification Programs

Addiction and alcoholism are dangerous problems that know no bounds. Blue collar workers, white collar workers, retirees, and many other people struggle with addiction. Banyan Detox Stuart offers blue collar worker detox programs to help people find their sobriety.
September 17, 2018

Going Back to Work After Rehab: Tips That Can Help 

The recovery process is a highly personalized journey that can take several weeks or months. After completing rehab at a Stuart Florida treatment center, employees may have a difficult time readjusting to normal working and daily routines.
August 27, 2018

How to Stay on Track with Summer Sobriety

Summertime brings sunshine, vacations, and a disruption in schedules that can be challenging to sobriety. Banyan Detox Stuart, a dedicated center for addiction treatment in Stuart, shares tips for staying on track with sobriety this summer.
June 28, 2018

How to Help a Loved One Get Treatment

Everyone seems to know someone affected by addiction. Banyan Detox Stuart offers suggestions for helping your loved one get started with addiction treatment in Stuart. Steps include intervention planning and finding the right detox resources. Call Banyan Detox Stuart to get started.
June 1, 2018

Motivational Interviewing for Treating Benzo Addiction

Many people undergo motivational interviewing before, during, or after prescription drug detox in Stuart. Banyan Detox Center offers motivational interviewing and many other approaches to detox and treatment for benzo addiction. Call Banyan Detox Center today.
April 24, 2018

How Families Can Heal from a Loved One’s Heroin Addiction

When someone you love is dealing with heroin addiction, their addiction can cause challenges for others as well. If a loved one’s addiction has caused harm in your life, it’s time to start healing. Banyan Detox Center, the top choice for detox and addiction treatment in Stuart, shares tips for healing from a loved one’s addiction.
April 13, 2018

Pet Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Banyan Detox offers unique therapies for addiction treatment in Stuart, including a pet therapy program. This approach to treatment enhances other therapies and treatments, helping patients as they enter sobriety. Call Banyan Detox today to learn how pet therapy can help you or someone you love.
April 11, 2018

Dangers of Detoxing Without Medical Help

Detox is a vital part of getting sober, but detoxing on your own can be dangerous, and even deadly. Banyan Detox Center offers medical detoxification in Stuart to help ensure safe and successful detox. Discover the Banyan Detox difference today.
November 2, 2017

What is Heroin and How Does Someone Start Using It?

Heroin suppresses the central nervous system and its functions like heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, and temperature regulation. It also binds to opioid receptors, increasing chemicals in the brain that are responsible for releasing feelings of pleasure. When this occurs, euphoria comes in and the user is experiencing a “high.” When heroin is abused, a rush of pleasure occurs, and when it is removed, the opposite effect takes place.