Events
November 12, 2019

Put Down the Wine Glass: The Effects of Drinking While Pregnant

Could having one glass of wine when you are expecting really be that bad? Our Illinois rehab is going over the effects of drinking while pregnant that you should be aware of.
November 5, 2019

Drug Addict Behavior: What To Look For In Your Loved One

Drug addiction doesn’t just alter a person physically. With time, a person’s behavior changes as well. Learn to recognize the signs of drug addict behavior so that can get your loved one help sooner rather than later.
October 30, 2019
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Dangers of Smoking Meth

Meth is a dangerous and toxic substance. At Banyan Chicago, we are talking about the specific danger of smoking meth that you should be aware of.
October 22, 2019
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Chicago Drug Statistics

Long plagued by drugs, gangs, and violence, the city of Chicago may have a lot to offer, but it also has its faults. Our rehab center is looking at the Chicago drug statistics that you need to know.
October 22, 2019
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Help a Loved One Stay Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be filled with parties, alcohol, and drug triggers, but they don’t have to result in relapse. Our rehab is giving some tips on how to help a loved one stay sober during the holidays.
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.
February 26, 2019
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Tips for Staying Sober on St. Patrick’s Day

Staying sober on St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems. Our substance abuse treatment programs in Naperville provide some helpful tricks for spending this holiday sober and still have a great time.
March 10, 2017

Brandon Novak: I was Deemed “Unfixable”

Years of being a professional skateboarder turned prankster lead to a destructive path down the road of addiction. Brandon Novak is leading an extremely interesting life to say the least. He sat down at Banyan Treatment Center and told us about his youth, his path to destruction, his battle with addiction, how he got sober, the rewards of recovery, and his introduction to Banyan.