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May 17, 2019
social anxiety

How Can I Help a Friend Struggling with Social Anxiety?

Roughly 15 million Americans suffer from social anxiety, being the second most diagnosed anxiety disorder in the country. If you or someone you know needs mental health treatment, Banyan can help.
May 16, 2019
Ben Affleck alcoholism

Batman and the Faces of Addiction

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?
May 13, 2019
tips for making a stress-free home

Is Your Home Stressing You Out?

Does your home have you feeling stressed or anxious? The experts at Banyan discuss several tips on how to create a stress-free environment, allowing for optimal mental health and balance.
May 10, 2019
teen mom chelsea and anxiety

‘Teen Mom’s’ Chelsea DeBoer Opens Up About Her Anxiety

After giving birth to baby number 3, Chelsea suffered from severe panic attacks and she’s speaking up about her mental health.
May 9, 2019
fentanyl overdose

What to Do When a Fentanyl Overdose Occurs

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.
May 1, 2019
Shameless portrays family addiction

‘Shameless’ Gets It Right When It Comes To Harsh Reality Of Addiction

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.
April 30, 2019
ambien and strange behavior

Ambien and Strange Behavior

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.
April 25, 2019
ariana grande mental health

Ariana Grande Gets Candid about Mental Health Struggles

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.
April 22, 2019
family dynamics and addiction

Family Dynamics of Addiction

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.
May 16, 2019
Ben Affleck alcoholism

Batman and the Faces of Addiction

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?
May 9, 2019
fentanyl overdose

What to Do When a Fentanyl Overdose Occurs

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.
August 1, 2018

How Five States are Fighting Back against the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid crisis in America has left no one untouched. It has ravaged all demographics and regions, leaving no stone unturned. Learn how states are fighting back.

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