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June 20, 2019

Did Drugs Contribute to the Infamous Austin Harrouff Murders?

Austin Harrouff is going on trial later this year for the accused killing of his neighbors back in 2016. His attorneys and the prosecution are claiming different factors that contributed to the murders, while recently released cell phone records show that drugs may have been involved in the Austin Harrouff murders.
June 20, 2019

Effective Ways to Fight the Heroin Epidemic

The heroin epidemic may seem like old news, but it’s still growing and worsening around the country. Many states are fighting the heroin epidemic through new programs and approaches to helping their communities. Here’s how one community fought heroin and opioids.
June 7, 2019

What Happens During Opioid Overdose

While the physical effects of drug or alcohol overdose are apparent, the mechanisms behind the scenes can be more startling than what a person looks like when they’re overdosing. Banyan Detox Stuart shares what happens during a drug overdose and how to recover.
May 31, 2019
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How to Take a Leave from College to Get Treatment

Choosing between your education or your recovery? The treatment team at Banyan Detox Stuart shares tips on how to balance college and addiction treatment with insight on taking a leave of absence so you can get sober without compromising your education.
May 28, 2019
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The Link Between Depression and Relapse

For many people struggling with a dual diagnosis disorder, the symptoms of depression can often increase the risk of relapse. Banyan Detox Stuart explores the connection between depression and relapse and shares tips for staying sober.
May 21, 2019
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Festival Season and Sobriety

Festival season is here, and you can still enjoy the season while sticking to sobriety. Banyan Detox Stuart shares tips on going to a festival sober and how to avoid relapse triggers. More here.
May 8, 2019
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Boredom in Recovery – Filling the Free Time

Now that you’re sober, you’ve likely got a lot of free time on your hands. Turn your boredom into fun or even education with these things to do instead of drinking or doing drugs. Find fun sober group activities, ways to pass downtime in sobriety, and more here.
April 30, 2019
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Tips for Finding a Job in Recovery

Finding a job after recovery starts with knowing where to look. Banyan Detox Stuart offers tips on finding employment after rehab, including tips on how to master job interviews. Your history of addiction doesn’t have to hold you back from your first job after rehab or a new career.
April 22, 2019
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Wendy Williams and Reconsidering Relationships in Sobriety

After announcing that she has been staying at a sober living house, TV show host Wendy Williams has been open about her recovery. Recently, reports are circulating that Williams and her husband may be separating. Here are some reasons why relationships can change in recovery.
April 18, 2019
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Common Withdrawal Symptoms & How to Treat Them

Watery eyes, shaking, confusion, nausea, and shivers are just a few common withdrawal symptoms associated with drug and alcohol detox. Banyan Detox Stuart shares common withdrawal symptoms and guidance on how to get through drug withdrawals.