Personal Resources
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.
July 21, 2020
job in recovery

The Best Jobs for Recovering Addicts

Using these several different strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, Illinois hopes to start to see improvements in the coming years, but more measures may need to be taken to see drastic changes.
July 16, 2020
Chicago bean

The Best Sober Activities in Chicago

There are plenty of fun things to do in Chicago that do not involve drinking and won’t cost you your sobriety.
July 16, 2020
man struggling to sleep during opiate withdrawal

How to Get Sleep During Opiate Withdrawal

While there is no magic cure for insomnia from opiate withdrawal, these tips could help you sleep better during the process and help you feel better overall.
July 14, 2020
opioid pills

Fighting the Opioid Crisis in Illinois

Using these several different strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, Illinois hopes to start to see improvements in the coming years, but more measures may need to be taken to see drastic changes.
June 18, 2020
man snorting heroin

The Effects of Snorting Heroin

While many people think it is safer than injecting heroin, the effects of snorting heroin can be dangerous, and this means of administration comes with its own added dangers.
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.