People with anxiety and other mental illnesses may believe that substance abuse is the answer, but that is far from the truth. Visit us here to learn how alcohol affects anxiety and some better treatment options.
Those who suffer from mental illness often turn to substance abuse as a way to cope with their symptoms. Visit us here to learn more about the connection between borderline personality disorder and drug addiction.
Green Bay Packers’ defensive tackle Johnny Jolly was living the NFL dream, until his career came to a halt due to his drug addiction. Learn more about Johnny Jolly’s addiction and how it cost him more than just his career.
Trying to explain addiction to a child can be scary and overwhelming. Instead of stumbling your way through it, follow these tips to speak to your child about addiction in a way that they can understand.
Addiction recovery is about making positive changes, including making honesty in recovery a priority. Being honest in addiction recovery can drastically impact not only your relationships, but the success of your sobriety.
Not everyone knows what to say during an intervention, but what you say could make all the difference. Follow this list of tips on what to say and what not to say at an intervention so that your intervention could be a success.
: Many people don’t realize that there is a strong connection between drugs and oral health. In fact, there are several long-term effects of drugs on oral health that can lead to serious health problems.
A big fear for many recovering addicts is relapsing, but the more you know about the different types of relapse triggers and how to best manage them, the more likely you will be successful in recovery.
When talking fails you, it may be time to try a different approach. Writing a letter to an addict is a good way to get your feelings out there and convince your loved one to get help, but there is a right and wrong way to go about this.
Loperamide, better known as Imodium, is an OTC antidiarrheal medication that is generally safe when taken according to the label. But people are taking the drug in high doses to get an opiate high and doing so can be dangerous and even deadly.
As we round out this decade and jump into 2020, it’s time to take a look back at drug addiction trends of the past decade. Drug addiction and alcoholism have made headlines across the country and the world, and new frightening drug use trends are painting a fearful new decade of addiction
Psychoactive drug use and overdoses are on the rise. Psychoactive drug overdoses are especially dangerous and though these drugs may not seem addictive, addictions and repetitive patterns of use can happen. Here’s the truth about psychoactive drug overdoses and what to do if you are addicted.
Feeling like your moods are crazy after getting sober? Mood swings in sobriety can happen, but it is possible to navigate the moods and emotions of early sobriety. Learn more about what causes extreme mood swings in recovery and how to treat them.
There are many drug withdrawal symptoms that can be difficult to work through, and depression is a common symptom many people experience during withdrawals. Existing depression may worsen too, but supportive programs can help. More here.
Giving gifts that support good causes can help everyone this holiday season and beyond. Support those in recovery and reduce the stigmas surrounding addiction by supporting Banyan Cares this holiday season.
Opioid overdose survivors may struggle with brain damage issues that include memory loss and performance problems. Opioid overdose brain damage is more common than people may realize and is typically caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain during overdose. Learn more about this type of brain damage from drugs and how to prevent it.
Addiction and illegal drugs can be wreaking havoc on your heart, veins, and entire cardiovascular system. Heart damage from addiction can include high blood pressure, circulation issues, seizures, heart wall problems, and even heart attack. Get help from Banyan Treatment Centers today.
Every year, we all do a bit of self-reflection to develop New Year’s Resolutions that help us be our best selves yet. As 2019 comes to a close, many people are looking to get sober for the new year in 2020. Banyan Detox Stuart explores ways to stick to a New Year’s Resolution of sobriety.
Miley Cyrus once made headlines for her outlandish behavior and released songs glorifying drug use. But in a now-deleted Instagram post, Miley discussed her sobriety and recovery. Here’s more about Miley Cyrus’s sobriety.
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is clean and sober, and he’s the newest recovery advocate for Banyan Treatment Centers. Learn more about how The Situation and his wife, Lauren Sorrentino, are the newest advocates for recovery.
Does your face turn red after you’ve been drinking? This condition, known as alcohol flush or facial flushing, can be caused by an alcohol sensitivity that affects the blood vessels. Learn more about what causes alcoholic red face and what this means for your drinking.
Planning on participating in dry January? Banyan Treatment Centers shares tips for a safe dry January so that you can enjoy the benefits of a pause in drinking without experiencing dry January withdrawal symptoms.
Sober shaming happens, but you don’t have to be ashamed of your sobriety. Live sober and unashamed with these tips to break free from cycles of shame. Sober shaming is dangerous to recovery, it’s time to break free.