September 5, 2019

What to Say When Someone Asks You To Drink

As a recovering alcoholic, you are doomed to a lifetime of excuses as to why you are not drinking. Luckily our South Florida rehab has an extensive list on how to say no to alcohol.
August 29, 2019

Dangers of Drug Cocktails

The effect of mixing drugs can be deadly if a person has the wrong intent. Learn the dangers of drug cocktails so that you can get your loved one help if they are experiment with mixing drugs.
August 26, 2019

Sober Labor Day

Yoga has many surprising health benefits overall, including benefits for those who struggle with substance abuse. Find out how yoga for addiction recovery could help you.
August 16, 2019

Benefits of Yoga for Recovery

Yoga has many surprising health benefits overall, including benefits for those who struggle with substance abuse. Find out how yoga for addiction recovery could help you.
August 5, 2019

The Opioid Crisis: Are Pharmaceutical Companies to Blame?

The opioid epidemic and pharmaceutical companies have been making big news with lawsuits and alarming drug overdose statistics, but are these big companies really to blame for this crisis?
August 1, 2019

Dangers of Cocaine or Crack Use During Pregnancy

Using drugs while pregnant can cause harm not just to the mother, but also to the baby. Low birth weight, birth defects, and withdrawals are some effects of cocaine or crack use during pregnancy. Drug addiction during pregnancy isn’t just dangerous for the mother, it can also be harmful to her child.
June 28, 2019

The Dangers of Boofing Drugs

Boofing drugs, plugging drugs, butt chugging. They are a surprising and dangerous new trend. But what exactly is this and how does it affect your body?
June 21, 2019

Why A Partial Hospitalization Program Could Be Right For You

There are numerous benefits of a PHP program for addiction treatment, but is it right for you? Find out the many reasons why partial hospitalization programs can be so successful.
June 21, 2019

Mental Health and Addiction Treatment

Mental health and substance abuse disorders are often connected. Your mental health during addiction recovery could change drastically in unexpected ways. Our team at Banyan Pompano explain what happens to your mental health during recovery.
June 6, 2019

Substance Abuse Effects on the Brain

At Banyan Pompano, we are looking into the effects of drugs on the brain and just how dangerous your addiction could be. Short term and prolonged drug use can both result in considerable damage to the brain, but treatment can help mitigate damage. More here.
August 2, 2018

What You Don’t Know About Heroin Detox

Banyan Treatment Center explains the detox and treatment process for someone who is addicted to heroin. Learn more about our customized heroin treatment in Pompano Beach and how we can help you recover.
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.
February 6, 2015
how people get hooked on heroin

How People Get Hooked on Heroin

The New Faces of Heroin Addiction New research shows the profile of the average heroin addict—and how he or she got that way—is changing. Fifty years […]
February 3, 2015

Heroin: Florida’s Favorite Deadly Drug

South Florida Heroin Epidemic Takes Lives Heroin abuse has overtaken prescription painkillers as Florida’s abusers’ drug of choice, sending more people to the hospital and the […]

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