Banyan Boca Raton Blog


March 23, 2020

The Dangerous Effects of Whippets

Inhaling a little gas from a whipped cream canister may seem harmless, but the effects of whippets can be deadly after the first use.
March 17, 2020

Subtle Signs of Drug Abuse in Your Loved One

When someone you care about is no longer acting like themselves, it may be time to step in. Learn to recognize these subtle signs of drug abuse to see if getting high is their problem.
March 5, 2020

Increasing Self-Esteem in Recovery & Why it is Important

Low self-esteem can lead to substance abuse but increasing self-esteem in recovery could help you stop. Follow these tips to build self-esteem after addiction and avoid relapse.
March 4, 2020

What to Do When Your Spouse Is an Addict

If you spouse is an addict, you may not know where to turn. At Banyan Boca, we are sharing some insight on being married to an addict and what to do about it.
February 25, 2020

Sober & Anger: How to Control Mood Swings in Recovery

Many addicts in early recovery especially will experience mood swings that can derail their progress. The key is learning how to control mood swings in recovery so that you can be happier and avoid relapse.
February 17, 2020

A Check-In with Needle Exchange Programs in Florida

Needle exchange programs in Florida only became legal in 2019. While Miami-Dade has had drastic improvements with these syringe exchange programs, other counties are slow to follow suit.
February 5, 2020

Promoting Creativity in Addiction Recovery

Many people believe that art can heal. In fact, creativity in addiction recovery can have several quantitative results.
February 3, 2020

The Benefits of Sobriety: Why You Should Turn Dry January Into A Sober 2020

Dry January is just a glimpse into the benefits of sobriety from alcohol, but it's fleeting. Instead of a one-month commitment, a lifetime commitment could provide even more benefits of sobriety.
January 23, 2020

Are You Becoming Addicted? Early Signs of Addiction

Addiction doesn’t happen overnight. Learn to recognize the early signs of drug addiction to stop your drug problem while it is much easier, and you still can.
January 16, 2020

Operation Happy New Year Drug Bust

Baker County police started 2020 off with a bang after the Operation Happy New Year drug bust that led to the arrest of over 15 people suspected of selling and distributing illegal narcotics.
January 8, 2020

Is Using Ketamine to Treat Alcoholism Safe?

New studies suggest that using ketamine to treat alcoholism is a safe and effective approach for treating alcohol use disorder. But this approach to treatment can bring its own risks, and further studies are needed. Learn more about this radical approach to alcoholism treatment.
December 31, 2019

Understanding and Treating Vitamin Abuse

There are many reasons that addiction statistics are growing among LGBTQ communities. Those with gender or sexual identities that vary from the status quo often face stigmas and even higher LGBTQ addiction rates. Banyan Treatment Centers Boca Raton explores the latest in rising LGBTQ substance abuse rates.