Banyan Boca Raton Blog


April 23, 2020
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The Effects of Drugs on The Eyes

While drug abuse comes with many negative physical problems, the effects of drugs on the eyes are often ignored. Unfortunately, drugs can do more to your eyes than just change their physical appearance.
April 16, 2020
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What to Do About Old Friends in Recovery

If you want to find lasting sobriety, it may be time to say goodbye to some old friends in recovery. Here’s how you should approach old friendships after rehab to make sure you stay on track.
April 8, 2020
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Staying Sober in College: A Recovering Addict’s Guide

Staying sober in college may be daunting, but it may not be as hard as it seems. These tips on how to be sober in school could just save you from relapse.
April 2, 2020
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The Most Common Lies Alcoholics Tell You

A common behavior for many alcoholics is lying. Whether they are lying for your benefit or their own, our alcohol rehab is helping you recognize the common lies alcoholics tell.
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
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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
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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
spouse is an addict

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 man angry

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
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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
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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
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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.