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.
June 3, 2019
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Why Creative Outlets are Important in Recovery

Creativity in addiction recovery is an important aspect of comprehensive healing for many surprising reasons. But why does something so simple have such a big impact? Banyan Pompano explores how powerful creativity is for successful sobriety and long-term recovery.
May 28, 2019
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Disney Stars Who Went to Rehab

Substance abuse is a common problem for many Disney child stars, but we are focusing on the Disney Stars that went to rehab to get help.
May 21, 2019
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How to Handle Family Gatherings Sober

Having a nice, sober party with family may be more complicated than it sounds. If you are a recovering addict, we have some tips on how to handle family gatherings sober to avoid relapse.
May 8, 2019
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The Impact of Alcohol on the Immune System

Heavy drinking may lead to heavy consequences. Our substance abuse treatment center in Pompano is looking at the relationship between alcohol and the immune system.
April 30, 2019
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What is Vivitrol?

Just what is vivitrol and will it work for you? Our addiction rehab in Pompano is answering your questions about the vivitrol shot and how effective it really is.
April 23, 2019
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What is IOP?

With so many different treatment programs out there, it can be difficult to know which program is best for you. We discuss the benefits of an IOP so that you can determine if this type of treatment program is a good match for you.
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
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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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