Alcohol Abuse
September 6, 2019

What Causes DTs?

DTs happen when a person stops drinking, especially after periods of heavy drinking such as binge drinking or long-term alcoholism. Banyan Detox Stuart explores delirium tremens causes and treatments for DTs.
August 29, 2019

Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and other Drug Stores are Being Sued for Opioid Distribution

Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and other drug stores are now getting hit with lawsuits about their alleged part in the country’s historic opioid epidemic. Here’s more about the latest 2019 opioid lawsuit targeting big name companies.
August 27, 2019

Addiction in the Restaurant Industry

You finish a tough shift at the restaurant and, like clockwork, you’re at the bar with your co-workers commiserating over the trials of the day. But shift drinks and drinking while on the job are some features that show the reality of the restaurant industry’s substance abuse problem.
August 16, 2019

Older Adults Are Also Binge Drinking

Binge drinking isn’t just a college student problem, it’s an issue that seniors struggle with as well. A recent study shows that more than one in 10 seniors struggles with binge drinking, and this is a shocking trend for alcoholism among seniors. Here’s why seniors are drinking in higher numbers.
August 5, 2019

Tiger Woods Overserving Lawsuit – Who Is Responsible?

Tiger Woods and his girlfriend are facing a wrongful death lawsuit from the family of Nicholas Immesberger, a 24-year old Jupiter resident who died in a December 2018 crash after allegedly being overserved at a restaurant owned by Woods. Banyan Detox Stuart explores the Tiger Woods lawsuit and its relation to Florida overserving laws.
August 2, 2019

International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Banyan Detox Stuart supports raising awareness about overdoses and overdose prevention.
June 28, 2019

Staying Sober on the 4th of July

Ready to celebrate your first Fourth of July sober? The drug and alcohol treatment team at Banyan Detox Stuart shares tips and guidance on having a fun, healthy, and sober 4th of July 2019.
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.
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.
April 5, 2019
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The Origins of Alcoholism with the Brain

It’s widely understood that addiction and alcoholism are diseases requiring professional treatment to overcome. Recent research explores the inner-brain mechanisms behind alcoholism, creating the potential for more effective treatments. Gene expression and inflammation can all play a role. Here’s more.
January 31, 2019

What Causes Post-Holiday Blues?

The holidays are over and it’s back to the daily grind. This leaves many people feeling a little blue. Learn the causes of post-holiday blues, and what you can do to feel better.
December 26, 2018

What to Do Instead of Drinking at Parties

The holiday season is filled with many parties and events that people rely on alcohol to get through. But if you’re newly sober for the holidays, it can be tough sticking to your newfound sobriety. Here are tips from a trusted detox facility on avoiding holiday drinking to stick to your sobriety.