Blog
January 24, 2018

Levels of Care for Addiction Treatment

Banyan Treatment Center shares with you the different levels of care for addiction treatment. Learn how to properly treat your addiction with professional help.
January 16, 2018

Overcoming Heroin Addiction

Banyan Treatment Center in Massachusetts shares with you the dangers of substance abuse and how to overcome a heroin addiction. Learn more here.
January 9, 2018

Effects of Long-term Drug Use on the Brain

The effects of long-term drug use on the brain can be very damaging & they should not be taken lightly. Learn about long-term drug use symptoms here.
January 4, 2018

Signs a Loved One is Struggling with Alcoholism

Banyan Treatment Center shares the top warning signs of alcoholism. Learn how our drug and alcohol treatment center can help fight this disease.
January 4, 2018

Benefits of an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Banyan Treatment Center in Massachusetts offers addiction treatment programs, including IOP. Learn more about the benefits of an Intensive Outpatient Program.
November 20, 2017

Seeking Substance Abuse Treatment Before the Holidays

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many who are suffering from addiction are faced with an important, and difficult, choice. Is it better to seek drug and alcohol treatment before the holidays, or wait until after? Many addicts are worried about disappointing their families, missing out on celebrations and raising questions from nosy relatives when they don’t show up at the dinner table.
November 2, 2017

What is Heroin and How Does Someone Start Using It?

Heroin suppresses the central nervous system and its functions like heart rate, respiration, blood pressure, and temperature regulation. It also binds to opioid receptors, increasing chemicals in the brain that are responsible for releasing feelings of pleasure. When this occurs, euphoria comes in and the user is experiencing a “high.” When heroin is abused, a rush of pleasure occurs, and when it is removed, the opposite effect takes place.
October 11, 2017

Addiction and Mental Health Treatment for College Students

Alcohol and drug abuse is a common issue among the college “party scene” and culture. Many students start experimenting with drugs at a young age recreationally and access to the drugs becomes easier to obtain without having parental supervision 24-7 like they once had at home. We see time and time again, students’ stress and anxiety levels increase when they experience dramatic lifestyle changes and leaving for college can be one of them.
October 10, 2017

Top Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol and Benzo Drug Abuse

Does it seem like no matter what you do, you have cravings for alcohol and can’t stop? Do you try to only have one glass of wine at dinner, but it could turn into three, four, or five? Are you worried about a loved one you believe drinks too much? Or perhaps someone you know is addicted to Xanax or Valium, which are also referred to as Benzodiazepine tranquilizers used to reduce anxiety and insomnia?
September 19, 2017

Meet the Banyan Team – Kahlia Bersson

We take pride in having the kindest, most experienced, and genuine team members at Banyan Treatment Center. We'd like to take the time to introduce you to some of our awesome employees! This week we'l introduce you to our Clinical Director, Kahlia Bersson who oversees all clinical staff at our beautiful Boca Raton based detox facility.