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.
January 17, 2020
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Addiction & Probation Violations in Pennsylvania

For most addicts, relapse is a common part of the recovery process, but when relapse results in a drug probation violation, the results may be much more serious.
January 31, 2019
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How to Choose a Rehab Facility That’s Best for your Loved One

Banyan Treatment Center explains how to choose a rehab facility for your loved one. Learn more about the treatment options available and how you can help your loved one overcome addiction.
December 19, 2018

How Aromatherapy can Help the Recovery Process

Banyan Treatment Center explains how aromatherapy can help those who are in need of addiction treatment. Learn more about essential oils for addiction and the many benefits.
December 8, 2018

The Greatest Gift for the Holidays: Your Recovery

Banyan Treatment Center explains the importance of seeking treatment now during the holidays before it’s too late. The greatest gift you can give yourself and your loved ones this holiday season is your recovery.
November 12, 2018

Virtual Reality for Addiction Treatment

Banyan Treatment Center explains how virtual reality can help the addiction treatment process. Virtual reality for addiction treatment is a growing resource for so many struggling individuals. Learn more here.