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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.