April 3, 2020

Philly Safe Injection Site Facing Community Opposition

Safehouse was ready to move forward with a supervised injection site in South Philly, but the safe injection site is facing community opposition that could end the project altogether.
March 26, 2020

Drugs in Kensington: An Inside Peak at a Dangerous Philly Neighborhood

Drugs in Kensington have been a big problem, but officials are now targeting this Philadelphia neighborhood in order to combat the opioid epidemic.
March 19, 2020

Pennsylvania Has Highest Rate of Overdose Deaths Prosecuted as Homicides

Pennsylvania’s drug delivery resulting in death rule is leading to the most drug-induced homicide prosecutions in the nation.
March 10, 2020

Benefits of Meditation for Addiction

Addiction is more than just substance abuse. Luckily, there are several benefits of meditation for addiction that can help those in recovery move past some of these secondary issues.
March 5, 2020

Philadelphia Creates Public Safety Plan for Safe Injection Sites

With the plan to open an overdose prevention site in Philadelphia moving forward, the city has created a public safety plan for safe injection sites.
February 28, 2020

Legalizing Fentanyl Testing Strips in Pennsylvania

Fentanyl is a growing concern in the United States and Pennsylvania in particular, but there is hope. Could legalizing the use of fentanyl testing strips in Pennsylvania help?
February 21, 2020

Philly to Stop Prosecuting People for Possession of Addiction Treatment Drug

With the opioid epidemic taking a major toll on the City of Brotherly Love, the Philadelphia District Attorney ‘s office has decided to no longer persecute people for possession of addiction treatment that was not prescribed.
February 7, 2020

Snorting Dangers: The Cocaine Effects on Your Nose You Need to Know About

Even though snorting may not seem as dangerous as injection, the cocaine effects on your nose from snorting can be serious and sometimes lasting.
February 3, 2020
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The Dangers of Black Tar Heroin

Heroin isn’t always in the form of a white powder. Learn the dangers of black tar heroin and why you should avoid it.
January 22, 2020
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Surviving Your First Sober Valentine’s Day in Recovery

Your first sober Valentine’s Day out of rehab doesn’t need to be depressing. Follow these tips to avoid relapse and make the most of the holiday.
May 9, 2019
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Dating an Addict

Is you partner an addict or recovering addict? Our rehab center has some clarity on when there is cause for concern and when to stick it through.
April 3, 2019
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What are Designer Drugs?

At Banyan Philadelphia, we answer the questions, “what are designer drugs?” and “what are some examples of designer drugs?”
January 18, 2019
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Are the Winter Blues Real in Recovery?

The winter blues can affect anyone and those in recovery may experience seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about how to combat the winter blues in recovery from Banyan Treatment Center.
January 18, 2019
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Living with a Recovering Addict

Banyan Treatment Center provides tips for living with a recovering addict. Learn more about the importance of attending family therapy during this time and how you can show support.