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.

What is Wet Brain?

In Uncategorized by Derek Swain

Wet Brain is a term used to describe Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome — a kind of brain damage that results from a lack of Vitamin B — specifically Thiamine. It is a serious medical condition that is very common for long term … Read More

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3 Myths About Addiction Recovery

In Addiction by Tree House Recovery

There are many myths and misconceptions about substance use disorders, treatment, and recovery. Some of them are well-meaning, others are wishful thinking, while still others are ignorant and judgmental. Misconceptions about addiction and recovery add to the stigma of addiction … Read More

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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