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October 15, 2020
What Is An Acid Trip?

What is an Acid Trip?

LSD is a popular club drug that people will use for its hallucinogenic properties, but an acid trip may be more involved than you realize.
October 7, 2020
Tips For Sober Travel

Tips for Sober Travel

Traveling in recovery can come with some added challenges, but these tips for sober travel may be able to help you stay on track and still have a great time.
October 1, 2020
New Illicit Drugs in Dupage

New Illicit Drugs in DuPage County Cause for Concern

Dangerous drugs Flualprazolam and Isotonitazene are making their presence known. These new illicit drugs in DuPage County could offer insight into upcoming drug trends around the country.
September 28, 2020
Comparing Marijuana

Comparing Marijuana vs. Tobacco: Is Marijuana Safer Than Tobacco?

Many people are aware of the dangers of tobacco, but there is a lot of misinformation about marijuana. At Banyan Chicago, we are looking at marijuana versus tobacco and comparing the two more closely.
September 23, 2020
What To Do If A Parent Relapses

What to Do If A Parent Relapses

If your parent relapses, it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. Our tips on dealing with a parent who relapsed could help both of you.
September 8, 2020
The Truth Behind Drinking with a Concussion

The Truth Behind Drinking Alcohol with a Concussion

Is drinking alcohol with a concussion a myth or a valid warning? At Banyan Chicago, we are sharing what you need to know about concussions and drinking alcohol.
August 25, 2020
A Look at the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program

A Look at the Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program

Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem throughout the United States including Illinois. The Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program is one program that can help catch abuse early.
August 19, 2020
What Are Synthetic Cabaninoids?

What Are Synthetic Cannabinoids?

Although they are now illegal, synthetic cannabinoids are still being abused, and this “fake marijuana” is far more dangerous than you think.
August 11, 2020
spouse is an addict

How to Deal with An Addicted Spouse

Knowing how to deal with an addicted spouse is not easy. Many people struggle, but you are not alone. These tips on dealing with an addicted spouse could help you both move forward and possibly save your marriage.
August 5, 2020
slipping Rohypnol in a drink

Rohypnol Effects: Beware the Date Rape Drug

Rohypnol, also known as roofies, is a dangerous drug. Learn more about the immediate Rohypnol effects as well as aftereffects to recognize the ingestion of this date rape drug.