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November 5, 2019

HALT for Relapse Prevention

HALT stands for Hungry, Angry, Lonely, and Tired. HALT is one of the most powerful relapse prevention techniques, helping people self-assess to figure out what they need and how it makes them act. Learn more about HALT for relapse prevention.
October 31, 2019

Is There a Vaping Ban in Florida?

As vaping deaths rise and states begin banning vaping, the Sunshine State has its own rules regarding vaping. Is there a vaping ban in Florida? Yes, there are laws against vaping indoors in businesses, but there is not a full vaping ban in effect like bans in other states. Learn more about Florida’s vaping laws.
October 22, 2019

The Rise of Alcoholism During the Holidays

Stress, celebrations, and the general craziness of the holiday season can lead to a major increase in drinking over the holidays. Banyan Boca explores the rise of problematic drinking and alcoholism during the holidays and shares tips for staying sober.
October 21, 2019

The Transgender Addiction Correlation

Transgender individuals and those who are nonconforming or nonbinary face painful social stigmas that can make living authentically difficult. This causes many trans people to turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with their pain, with a growing problem of addiction in the transgender community. Banyan Boca offers help, more here.
October 15, 2019

Addiction and the Presleys

Addiction seems to run in this famous family as many of the Presleys face struggles with alcoholism, pain pills, and other substances. Lisa Marie Presley’s addiction to opioids echoes Elvis’s addiction, but the famous daughter got help and is now talking about her recovery.
October 2, 2019

Overprescribing of Opioids in Delray Beach

The opioid epidemic may be a national problem, but it’s a major issue in Palm Beach County, with two pharmacies handling a frightening number of opioids in Delray Beach according to a recent DEA report.
October 1, 2019

How to Deal with A Drug Addict Sibling

You may feel hopeless that your sibling will change if they’re an addict. Having a drug addict sibling can be frightening and upsetting, but help is out there for you and your sibling. Banyan Boca explores how you can help your sibling get sober and how you can help yourself heal.
September 30, 2019
Heroin Withdrawal Timeline

Heroin Withdrawal Timeline

Artistic expression can improve mental health, which is especially important for helping individuals who are in recovery. Banyan Boca Raton explores how art therapy can help people who are struggling with mental health disorders by boosting self-esteem and even releasing dopamine in the brain.
September 26, 2019

Cognitive Benefits of Art Therapy

Artistic expression can improve mental health, which is especially important for helping individuals who are in recovery. Banyan Boca Raton explores how art therapy can help people who are struggling with mental health disorders by boosting self-esteem and even releasing dopamine in the brain.
September 5, 2019

The Truth About Adderall Addiction

Millions of Americans are prescribed amphetamines like Adderall, stimulants like Ritalin, or other study drugs to treat disorders such as ADHD. But Adderall abuse and addiction are big problems nationwide in my professional and college campus settings. Here are the facts on Adderall addiction and what to do for sobriety.
August 29, 2019

How Restaurants Are Changing to Accommodate Sobriety

It may seem like everyone around you is drinking, but statistics show that alcohol consumption is slowing worldwide. More drink companies and restaurants are adjusting to the growing tastes for sobriety with alcohol-free creations that anyone can enjoy. Here’s how restaurants are changing to accommodate sobriety.
August 27, 2019

Re-establishing a Normal Sleep Schedule after Getting Sober

You don’t need drugs or alcohol to get to sleep at night. Banyan Treatment Centers Boca Raton shares tips for sleeping sober and combating poor sleep patterns. Get a good night’s rest, follow these tips to get started.