Addiction News
July 8, 2020

How Effective is Art Therapy for Addiction

Using art to aid in the recovery process is becoming more common for several reasons. Learn more about the effectiveness of art therapy for addiction and how it could help you in your recovery journey.
July 1, 2020

Drug Abuse & Menstruation: Do Drugs Affect Your Period?

Drug abuse can impact your reproductive health. How these drugs affect your period will depend on a variety of factors, but your addiction could be putting your future of becoming a mother at risk.
June 26, 2020

Learning to Love Yourself in Recovery & Be Happy

Learning to love yourself in recovery takes time, but it is an important part of the sobriety journey that could save you from relapse.
June 18, 2020

Combating the Effects of the War on Drugs: Illinois’s R3 Program

Illinois’s new R3 program could be what the state needs to help those who have been most hurt by the war on drugs.
June 11, 2020

A Look at Cocaine & Anxiety

Cocaine and anxiety can often be intertwined, but the connection between the two can be complex. Find out more about how the two are related.
June 3, 2020

How to Support Someone in Recovery: Unique Ideas to Try

Knowing how to support someone in recovery isn’t always clear, but these outside of the box ideas can help.
May 28, 2020

The Dangerous Effects of Smoking Meth

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that comes with many dangers. Learn more about the effects of smoking meth specifically and how you could be putting your body in harm’s way.
May 22, 2020

Why Going Back to Work After Rehab is Important

Getting back out there can be intimidating, but there are several benefits of going back to work after rehab that could actually help you with your recovery journey.
May 8, 2020

The Effects of Alcohol on Muscles & Joints

The effects of alcohol on muscles and joints can lead to lasting and serious damage. Find out what could be in store if you don’t stop drinking.
May 1, 2020
spouse is an addict

Signs of Drug Use in Your Spouse

Just because you are married to someone, doesn’t mean they don’t have secrets. Look for these signs of drug use in your spouse to help them and your relationship.
March 23, 2020
drug takeback program

Start of Statewide Drug Take Back Program in Illinois

With a rise in the number of prescription opioid overdose deaths, many are calling for a statewide drug take back program in Illinois.
March 10, 2020
children together

Using Opioid Education for Children to Combat an Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has been a major problem, but opioid education for children could be part of the solution. Find out what people are doing to educate the youth on opioids and how this could help.
December 20, 2019
woman vaping

How to Quit Vaping in the New Year

If your New Year’s resolution is to quit vaping, explore these tips on how to quit vaping safely. Quitting vaping can be more challenging that quitting traditional cigarettes, and it’s important to go about it safely. Check out these tips to help you quit vaping.
December 13, 2019
OTC drugs

OTC Drug Addiction

Over the counter drugs are medications that are available without a prescription, but that doesn’t mean they can’t cause intoxication or addictive effects. Banyan Heartland is sharing the truth about OTC drug addiction and what to do if you or a loved one is addicted to OTC drugs.