March 5, 2018

How Addiction Treatment Can Save Your Life

Are you struggling with addiction? You are not alone. At Banyan Treatment Center Chicago, their treatment professionals offer personalized care. They can help you find your sobriety. Visit the Banyan Treatment Center blog to learn more. Call Banyan Treatment Center Chicago today!
March 5, 2018

Art Therapy for Addiction Ideas

Banyan Treatment Center Chicago offers effective art therapy programs. Whether you’re looking for addiction treatment, alcoholism treatment, or dual diagnosis treatment in Chicago, art therapy can be crucial. Call Banyan Treatment Center Chicago today!
January 24, 2018

What You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

There are many different approaches to dual diagnosis treatment and how to effectively enter recovery. Learn how Banyan Chicago treats this disease.
January 16, 2018

The Benefits of a Partial Hospitalization Program

Banyan Treatment Center in Chicago shares with you the many benefits of a partial hospitalization program. Learn more about this treatment option here.
January 3, 2018

Benefits of an Intensive Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program

When it comes to addiction treatment, there are many options for a successful recovery. Learn more about our outpatient treatment program in Chicago.
January 2, 2018

Tips for Staying Optimistic During Addiction Recovery

Admitting you have a problem with drugs and alcohol and signing up for addiction treatment is the first step towards recovery. While this process can be challenging at times, the time and effort put in to changing your negative behaviors will be well worth it.
December 6, 2017

Managing Your Addiction Cravings

Successfully completing drug and alcohol addiction treatment is a huge accomplishment that all recovering addicts should take pride in. While many people feel the hard part is over, recovery is an on-going process that takes strength and preparedness for what’s to come in a healthy and sober life.
December 6, 2017

Communication Tips During Treatment

Being able to effectively communicate with those closest to you during the drug and alcohol treatment and recovery process is very important, and a contributing factor to the success in your recovery. Addiction can be a very dark and lonely time in one’s life.
November 20, 2017

Seeking Substance Abuse Treatment Before the Holidays

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many who are suffering from addiction are faced with an important, and difficult, choice. Is it better to seek drug and alcohol treatment before the holidays, or wait until after? Many addicts are worried about disappointing their families, missing out on celebrations and raising questions from nosy relatives when they don’t show up at the dinner table.
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.