The Tree House Recovery Addiction Blog is a made up of contributors from our Staff and other leaders in the addiction treatment field. Our blog is a resource for men struggling with addiction and the family members and friends who want to help. We write to educate, empower and inspire men with drug and alcohol addictions and show them that a sober-happy life is attainable and sustainable.

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How to Be a Better Listener

In Recovery by Tree House Recovery

Listening is an underrated skill in addiction recovery. What many don’t realize is that listening is the foundation of pretty much every other interpersonal skill. Being a good listener improves your relationships because you are genuinely communicating with other people. … Read More

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When Should You Consider Medical Detox?

In Treatment by Tree House Recovery

Detoxing from drugs or alcohol is often the most intense part of recovering from addiction. Withdrawal symptoms can be painful and even dangerous. Despite this, many people try to detox on their own, either unaware of the danger or confident … Read More

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3 Tips for Deeper Friendships

In Recovery by Tree House Recovery

Social connection is one of the most important aspects of addiction recovery. Whether you’re spending time with friends, family, or people from your sober network, social connection is one of the best ways to reduce stress, improve your mood, and … Read More

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What Happens During Opioid Withdrawal?

In Addiction by Tree House Recovery

Detoxing from opioids is one of the biggest challenges in addiction recovery. Opioid detox is not typically dangerous, although there have been rare cases of people dying, usually from dehydration. However, it is considered to be the most miserable detox … Read More