Addiction News
February 17, 2020

The Less Talked About Rise in Meth Use

Opioids may be making headlines, but the rise in meth use in the United States should not go unnoticed. At Banyan Detox Stuart, we are going over the surprising numbers and their impact.
February 5, 2020

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

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.
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.
March 22, 2019
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Sobriety and World Health Day 2019

Word Health Day 2019’s theme focuses on accessibility of healthcare for people worldwide. Sobriety is one of the most important things anyone can do for their health. Here is how Banyan Detox Stuart is improving care to help patients find sobriety.