Banyan Chicago
May 1, 2020
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Smoking in Recovery: A Recovering Addict’s Dilemma

Many addicts getting help are looking to quit hard drugs or stop drinking, but many are not ready to give up their cigarettes. Smoking in recovery can be a major dilemma for someone trying to get sober.
May 1, 2020
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Creating A Daily Routine for Recovery

Creating a daily routine for recovery is important if you want to find lasting sobriety. Follow these tips to help you build a healthy daily routine that will work for you.
April 29, 2020
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Ending a Relationship with a Drug Addict

Breakups are never easy but ending a relationship with a drug addict can have some added challenges. These breakup tips can help make your breakup easier and allow you to move on.
April 21, 2020
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Staying Busy in Recovery & Filling the Addiction Void

Addiction recovery can be hard but staying busy in recovery could save you from a relapse. At Banyan Chicago, we are sharing some ways to stay busy and fill the void that your addiction left behind.
April 15, 2020
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Routes of Administration for Drug Abuse & Their Dangers

There are several routes of administration for drug abuse. While some addicts swear by one method over the other because of perceived advantages, there are several dangers with every route of drug administration.
April 8, 2020
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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning & What to Do

Alcohol poisoning can be deadly, so it is important to act quickly. Being able to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning could save a life.
March 31, 2020
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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 2020

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is happening on April 25, 2020. Dispose of your old or unused medication and learn more about the scope of prescription drug abuse in the United States.
March 26, 2020
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Celebrating Your Birthday Sober

When you are in recovery, it is important not to let your birthday lead to relapse. At Banyan Chicago, we are offering tips on celebrating your birthday sober and having an alcohol-free party.
March 10, 2020
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Are Safe Injection Sites in Chicago the Next Step?

With the opioid epidemic gripping the nation, Chicago is no exception. At Banyan Chicago, we are sharing some insight on how safe injection sites in Chicago could make a big difference.
March 10, 2020
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Dealing with Anxiety Without Turning to Drugs or Alcohol

Dealing with anxiety is never easy but turning to drugs or alcohol is not the answer. Instead, follow these healthier coping mechanisms for anxiety and get your life back.
March 10, 2020
woman protesting for safe injection sites

Are Safe Injection Sites in Chicago the Next Step?

With the opioid epidemic gripping the nation, Chicago is no exception. At Banyan Chicago, we are sharing some insight on how safe injection sites in Chicago could make a big difference.
March 5, 2020
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Everything You Need to Know About Benzo Fury

Benzo fury is a newer synthetic drug that has been rising in popularity around the United Kingdom and the United States. Although it may be legal in some cases, this drug is far from harmless.
January 31, 2020
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Dealing with An Alcoholic Parent

Having an alcoholic parent is difficult. Although you are the child, you may find yourself taking care of them, so we have some tips on how to deal with an alcoholic parent and get help.
January 30, 2020
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New Year, New Laws: Recreational Marijuana in Illinois

In 2020, recreational marijuana in Illinois is now legal. This new law has led to a series of people flocking to marijuana dispensaries in the state and big changes for the future of the state.