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October 2, 2019
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The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Maybe your mom was right; eating your vegetables is important. Learn more about nutrition in recovery as an important aspect of a comprehensive addiction recovery process.
October 2, 2019
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How Long Is Meth in Your System?

The initial meth high may be fast, but what about the lasting meth in your system. Just how long does it take to completely flush your body of the drug? It may be longer than you think.
September 30, 2019
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Mixing CBD and Alcohol

CBD products have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years and CBD cocktails are now a new hit drink. But is mixing CBD and alcohol helpful or harmful?
September 24, 2019
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Operation Chicago Connection: Investigation Leads to Major Drug Bust

Operation Chicago Connection led to one of the biggest drug busts in Kansas state history. But how are the drug problems of a small Kansas city related to the booming city of Chicago?
September 6, 2019
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Vivitrol Side Effects

With the opioid epidemic at our heels, vivitrol may be part of the answer, but the vivitrol side effects are something you should be aware of.
August 29, 2019
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Bipolar Disorder Causes

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health disorder. Research is still determining the exact bipolar disorder causes, but there are a few main factors to note.
August 27, 2019
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Can Recovering Alcoholics Drink Kombucha?

Is kombucha for alcoholics safe to drink? Do the health benefits outweigh the alcoholic content? Our Chicago addiction treatment center is answering your questions.
August 23, 2019
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Chicago Drug News

If you suspect your recovering loved one is showing signs of relapse, you need to find out sooner rather than later. Check out Banyan Chicago’s relapse warning signs to look out for.
August 2, 2019
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Signs Your Loved One Relapsed

If you suspect your recovering loved one is showing signs of relapse, you need to find out sooner rather than later. Check out Banyan Chicago’s relapse warning signs to look out for.
July 31, 2019
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Connection Between Heroin and Opioid Pain Pills

With the opioid crisis tightening its grip on the United States, the connection between heroin and prescription pain pills has been wildly talked about. Find out the difference between these two drugs and how they’re related.