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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.