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February 5, 2020
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Addiction & The Brain: How Drugs Affect the Brain

Addiction is more than a matter of cravings. Drugs affect the brain in several ways, including both structurally and chemically.
February 3, 2020
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The Recovering Alcoholic’s Guide to Going Out And Not Drinking

Being sober doesn’t mean you need to stay home every Friday night. With the right tips and guidelines, going out and not drinking is doable.
January 23, 2020
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Kratom Debate: A Miracle for Opioid Abuse or A Danger?

While some people believe that kratom could be part of a cure for opioid abuse, others worry the drug is dangerous. At Banyan Detox Stuart, we are looking at the kratom debate in full.
January 16, 2020
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The Dangers of Mixing Benzos and Alcohol

Prescription drugs are meant to be taken as directed for a reason. Mixing benzos and alcohol can be more dangerous than you may believe.
December 31, 2019
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The Rise of Psychoactive Drug Overdoses

Psychoactive drug use and overdoses are on the rise. Psychoactive drug overdoses are especially dangerous and though these drugs may not seem addictive, addictions and repetitive patterns of use can happen. Here’s the truth about psychoactive drug overdoses and what to do if you are addicted.
December 27, 2019
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Managing Mood Swings in Early Recovery

Feeling like your moods are crazy after getting sober? Mood swings in sobriety can happen, but it is possible to navigate the moods and emotions of early sobriety. Learn more about what causes extreme mood swings in recovery and how to treat them.
December 19, 2019
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New Discoveries in Relapse Prevention

Relapse is a big fear for many people in recovery, but new discoveries in relapse prevention may help with lasting sobriety. New discoveries are revealing the science behind relapse prevention.
December 13, 2019
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What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Drug addicts who abuse numerous types of drugs are polysubstance abusers. Banyan Detox Stuart explores common polysubstance abuse symptoms, dangers, and treatment options to help users get and stay sober. Polysubstance abuse is dangerous, get sober today.
December 9, 2019
How Narcan Works

How Narcan Works

Opioid overdoses can be deadly, and administering Narcan at the first signs of drug overdose can save a life. But how does Narcan work, and what makes it such a powerful tool against overdose deaths? We’re exploring the science of overdoses and Narcan’s effectiveness in fighting overdose.
November 27, 2019
Rehab Packing List

Rehab Packing List – What to Bring

Heading into rehab, but not sure what to pack for treatment? Whether you’re building your rehab packing list for yourself or a loved one, there are crucial items you should bring to drug rehab to help make your treatment process that much easier.