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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Learning from Hygge

In Article, Sober Living by Tree House Recovery

  Birthed in Scandinavia, the term “hygge” describes all things cozy, content, and peaceful. It’s one of those funky kind of words that can be an adjective, a noun, or a verb, depending on the situation. Living the hygge lifestyle … Read More

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What is DBT

In mental health, Treatment by Tree House Recovery

Marsha Linehan, a psychologist from the University of Washington, originally developed dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) in the 1980’s to help treat women with borderline personality disorder (BPD); over time, however, researchers found that DBT could be applied to a wide … Read More

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What is MAT?

In Addiction, Treatment by Tree House Recovery

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is oftentimes considered by those entering addiction recovery, primarily because they are afraid of the withdrawal effects they may experience. While this may sound like an effective solution, not many people truly consider the risks that come … Read More

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What is CBT?

In Addiction, Treatment by Tree House Recovery

Addiction recovery is more than just working through a physical addiction. It affects the mind, body and spirit, with many psychological wounds often lingering over time. For many people, these psychological wounds are what sparked addictive patterns of behavior in … Read More