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November 18, 2019

Can CBD Show Up on a Drug Test?

CBD is considered the safe legal cousin of THC, but can CBD show up on a drug test? One Illinois woman claims that she was fired for CBD after the legal supplement made her fail a drug test. Here’s why CBD is risky, especially for drug tests.
November 12, 2019

Infections IV Drug Users Can Get

IV drug use puts your entire body at risk for a variety of infections and diseases. Some may heal on their own, but others can be deadly. Learn more about infections IV drug users can get and how to stay safe.
November 5, 2019

Is CBD Addictive?

CBD is everywhere. You can find it in ointments, vape pens, oil droppers, and even in food products. With the prevalence of CBD nationwide, it has people wondering- is CBD addictive? Banyan Heartland shares the truth about CBD and whether or not it’s addictive.
October 22, 2019

Home and Sober for the Holidays – It’s Possible with IOP

Many people look forward to going home for the holidays, but what about staying sober for the holidays, even when the triggers of relapse are present? Banyan Heartland shares how IOP treatment can help people when it comes to staying sober for the holidays and beyond.
October 22, 2019

Making Sobriety a Journey with Adventure Therapy for Addiction Treatment

The thrills of adventure are more than just fun; they can help when it comes to addiction and mental health treatment. Banyan Heartland explores the benefits of adventure therapy for addiction treatment.
October 21, 2019

Vaping Lung Injury Death in Illinois

Vaping has been touted as a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes, but recent vaping-related deaths are showing that the act may be more dangerous than initially suspected. A recent vaping injury lung death in Illinois is raising questions about how safe vaping really is. More here.
October 1, 2019

The Ugly side of Addiction – What Addiction Does to Your Appearance

While addiction is known to cause problems to the brain, organs, and other parts of the body, it can also ruin your appearance. Banyan Heartland looks at what addiction does to your appearance, including dry skin, sores, and other issues. You can recover from the appearance problems caused by addiction and alcoholism, it starts with getting sober.
September 30, 2019

Can the Use of MDMA to Treat Alcoholism Work?

Doctors in the UK are testing to see if MDMA can treat alcoholism. But how effective is treating alcoholism with psychedelics, and is it safe? Banyan Heartland weighs in on this approach to treating alcoholism with MDMA.
September 26, 2019

Mac Miller Overdose Arrest and Accountability in Overdoses

It’s been a year since Mac Miller’s overdose death, and a new criminal complaint in California is holding a Hollywood Hills man accountable for the rapper’s death. Here’s more on the Mac Miller overdose arrest of the alleged drug dealer who, in court documents, is accused of selling the late rapper counterfeit drugs resulting in his overdose.
September 6, 2019

Alcohol Isn’t Healthy, Even When It’s Paired with Yoga or Movies

Scientists have long understood alcohol’s dangers to the body, causing harm to the liver, brain, and other systems. But this hasn’t stopped companies from putting alcoholic drinks in movie theaters and pushing wine as a health drink. No matter how you pour it, alcohol isn’t good for you.