Allison Seriani, Author at Banyan Treatment Center Pompano
October 15, 2020
The Impact of Alcohol Advertising in Social Media

The Impact of Alcohol Advertising in Social Media

The impact of alcohol advertising in social media has led to an increase in alcohol consumption in young adults. Visit us here to learn more about the effects of alcohol-related content in social media.
October 7, 2020
K9 Under the Influence

K9 Under the Influence: The Dangers of Dogs Getting High

Dogs getting high may be comical from a distance, but if man’s best friend ingests too much weed, there could be trouble.
October 1, 2020
Drug Laced Candy

Drug-Laced Candy Sends Teenage Girl to Hospital

A teenage girl wound up at the hospital when she was given drug-laced candy at school. Learn more about the dangers of candy laced with drugs and what you should do as a parent to protect your children.
September 22, 2020
Medication Assisted Treatment

Guide to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication-assisted treatment can be used to treat people with certain substance use disorders, but just how effective is MAT in the long run?
September 13, 2020
How To Help A Recoverying Addict

How to Help a Recovering Addict from A Distance

Knowing how to help a recovering addict from a distance can be a challenge, but these tips on supporting an addict in recovery from afar could make a world of difference in their recovery journey.
September 1, 2020
The Craziest and BIggest Drug Busts

The Wildest & Craziest Drug Busts of All Time

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, a new drug bust story breaks that leaves you in awe. At Banyan Pompano, we are sharing some of the weirdest drug busts of all time that are hard to forget.
August 25, 2020

Absinthe Effects

Absinthe has a strange past that has given it a bad reputation, but the real absinthe effects may surprise you.
August 19, 2020
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

With recreational marijuana becoming legal in more states, secondhand marijuana smoke is become a more common issue. Learn the truth behind getting secondhand high.
August 12, 2020

Dealing with Brain Fog in Early Sobriety

It isn’t just humans who are getting or and wasted; some animals like to get a little intoxicated from time to time as well. These accounts of drunk and high animals will open your eyes to a whole new meaning of the word wild.
August 5, 2020

Drugs Gone Wild: A Collection of Drunk & High Animals in the Wild

It isn’t just humans who are getting or and wasted; some animals like to get a little intoxicated from time to time as well. These accounts of drunk and high animals will open your eyes to a whole new meaning of the word wild.
February 14, 2018

Common Types of Addiction

Most people know that addiction is a brain disorder. Those suffering from addiction compulsively seek engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite the negative consequences. So what does that mean in layman’s terms?
February 13, 2018

Self Love Must Come First

In the spirit of the New Year and Valentine’s Day, practice self-love so you can fully accept yourself and build healthy relationships with others. You may be surprised to find that when you are in a space of acceptance and love, you will attract someone who has those same characteristics.
November 2, 2017

What is Heroin and How Does Someone Start Using It?

Heroin suppresses the central nervous system and its functions like heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, and temperature regulation. It also binds to opioid receptors, increasing chemicals in the brain that are responsible for releasing feelings of pleasure. When this occurs, euphoria comes in and the user is experiencing a “high.” When heroin is abused, a rush of pleasure occurs, and when it is removed, the opposite effect takes place.
October 11, 2017

Addiction and Mental Health Treatment for College Students

Alcohol and drug abuse is a common issue among the college “party scene” and culture. Many students start experimenting with drugs at a young age recreationally and access to the drugs becomes easier to obtain without having parental supervision 24-7 like they once had at home. We see time and time again, students’ stress and anxiety levels increase when they experience dramatic lifestyle changes and leaving for college can be one of them.

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