Events
March 2, 2020
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You are Never Too Old: Substance Abuse in the Elderly

Substance abuse in the elderly is a bigger problem than many people realize. Learn more about the problematic substance use of the Baby Boomers.
February 28, 2020
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The Most Common Substance Abuse in First Responders

Substance abuse in first responders is common. At Banyan Detox Stuart, we are looking at the reasons why and which substances are the most abused.
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
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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.
March 10, 2017

Brandon Novak: I was Deemed “Unfixable”

Years of being a professional skateboarder turned prankster lead to a destructive path down the road of addiction. Brandon Novak is leading an extremely interesting life to say the least. He sat down at Banyan Treatment Center and told us about his youth, his path to destruction, his battle with addiction, how he got sober, the rewards of recovery, and his introduction to Banyan.