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May 5, 2021

Benefits of Gestalt Therapy

Gestalt Therapy is an effective form of psychotherapy that’s often used to treat mental illness and substance abuse disorders. Visit us here to learn about the benefits of Gestalt Therapy.
April 28, 2021
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Movies About Addiction Recovery

If you’re struggling to find something fun to do during recovery, we know just what you need. We’re sharing a list of movies about addiction recovery that are both entertaining and insightful.
April 16, 2021
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Side Effects of Muscle Relaxers

Muscle relaxers are medications that reduce muscle stiffness and alleviate pain. But like many other drugs, they aren’t completely safe. Learn more about the side effects of muscle relaxers here.
April 6, 2021
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The Stages of Addiction Recovery

The stages of addiction recovery, also known as the transtheoretical model, represent the various changes addicts go through from the beginning of their treatment to their life after rehab.
March 30, 2021
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Promethazine and Codeine

There are certain combinations of medications that doctors will prescribe to treat certain ailments, but these never come without their dangers. Learn more about why promethazine and codeine are mixed and their dangers.
March 30, 2021
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Million Dollar Listing Star Fredrik Eklund Celebrates 160 Days Sober

Fredrik Eklund from “Million Dollar Listing New York” celebrates 160 days sober. Learn more about this amazing milestone here!
March 23, 2021
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The Psychological Aspect of Addiction

While the physical effects of substance abuse are well known, what about the psychological aspect of addiction? Learn the truth behind the psychology of addiction.
March 19, 2021
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How to Stay Sober on the Weekend (& Still Have Fun)

Being in recovery for alcohol doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. These tips on how to stay sober on the weekend can help you stay in recovery and enjoy doing it.
March 17, 2021

Demi Lovato Thought Smoking Heroin Would Be Safer Than Injecting It

Demi Lovato thought smoking heroin would be safer than injecting it, but this is far from the truth. Visit us here to read about her experience with heroin and her relapse in 2018.
March 17, 2021
Relationship Between OCD and Addiction

Relationship Between OCD and Addiction

Earth Day and addiction recovery are similar in that they both promote healing. Visit us here for some ways to celebrate Earth Day in addiction recovery and heal in the great outdoors.
April 6, 2021
the stages of addiction recovery

The Stages of Addiction Recovery

The stages of addiction recovery, also known as the transtheoretical model, represent the various changes addicts go through from the beginning of their treatment to their life after rehab.
December 17, 2019
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What to Do If Your Loved One Relapses

If you loved one relapses, you may not know what to do or say. At Banyan Chicago we are sharing some pointers on how to help someone who relapsed.
May 9, 2019
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Hobbies for Addiction Recovery

Life after addiction should be fulfilling, not empty. At Banyan Chicago, we have hobbies for addiction recovery to help keep you from relapsing and to keep you happy.
August 2, 2018
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Risks of Relapse During the Summer

Banyan Treatment Center explains the risks of relapse during the summer months and how to handle these tough situations. Learn more about how to have a sober summer.