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July 17, 2019

How the New HBO Show, “Euphoria”, Gets Addiction and Mental Health Right

The show Euphoria on HBO shows the realities of drug addiction for many, but how true is this HBO show? Banyan highlights the things that Euphoria gets right about the struggles of addiction.
July 2, 2019

Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s Son, Opens Up About His Addiction Struggles

Hunter Biden, son of Joe Biden, shares details about his struggles with addictions to set the record straight about his history with drugs and alcohol so publications can’t come forward and damage his father’s image based on his son’s addiction.
June 28, 2019

How to Get Narcan for Free

Narcan is a lifesaving drug that can reverse the effects of opioid or heroin overdose. Banyan Treatment Center shares how to get Narcan, along with information on the costs. For many people, Narcan may be free and available without a prescription.
June 25, 2019

Singer, Lizzo, Gets Honest About Her Mental Health On Instagram

Lizzo’s music is something that many can relate to and now the singer is opening up about her mental health. Read more.
June 21, 2019

Pets Are in the Crosshairs of the Opioid Epidemic

Pets are unfortunately facing the dangers of opioid addiction, with some opioid addicted pet owners stealing their pet’s opioids. Though humans are getting fewer opioid prescriptions, the number of opioids prescribed to pets is rising. Banyan Treatment Center explores the rise of painkillers for pets and the danger of owners abusing their pet’s opioids.
June 21, 2019

Sobriety is a Full House

Full House and Fuller House stars Jodie Sweetin and John Stamos have been open about their challenges in recovery and successes in sobriety. Many celebrities have struggled with addiction, and these famous Full House stars are proud of their recovery stories.
June 13, 2019

Lisa Marie Presley Opens Up About Her Past Addiction Struggles

Lisa Marie Presley, the daughter of Elvis Presley, has written a foreword for the book, The United State of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating A Nation In Pain by Harry Nelson. She discusses her own struggles with addiction.
June 6, 2019

Celebrity Quotes About Sobriety

Dr. Tammy Malloy, PhD, explains the causes and symptoms Borderline Personality Disorder and discusses the proper treatment to combat this illness.
June 5, 2019
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What is Borderline Personality Disorder? Dr. Tammy Malloy, PhD explains

Dr. Tammy Malloy, PhD, explains the causes and symptoms Borderline Personality Disorder and discusses the proper treatment to combat this illness.
June 4, 2019
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Listening for PTSD

PTSD causes many changes in a person’s perceptions and interactions with the world. Researchers have long been aware of voice changes in PTSD patients, and there is new AI software that may help with a PTSD diagnosis by identifying these voice changes.
May 31, 2019

Even Stevens’ Star Christy Carlson Romano Opens Up About Past Substance Abuse and Mental Health Struggles

Former Disney Channel star, Christy Carlson Romano, opened up in an essay for Teen Vogue about her past struggles with substance abuse and mental health that she kept hidden from the media.
May 24, 2019
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The Troubling Trend of Viral Overdoses

More than 130 people die every day from drug overdoses in the U.S. A new shocking trend is having these overdoses go viral on social media. If you or someone you love needs help, call Banyan Treatment Center today.
May 21, 2019
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Stop Toxic Thoughts from Ruining Your Life

Toxic thoughts can play a role in anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders. The experts at Banyan can help stop these toxic thoughts and give you your life back.

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