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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The Benefits Of Love

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

In our previous blog post we talked about how the harmful ideals of toxic masculinity can negatively affect men’s mental health. The American Psychological Association outlined specific issues in masculine ideology which were especially hurtful to young men which included … Read More

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What Happens When Our Fathers Die?

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

The relationship between son and father is multi-dimensional, deeply complicated, and inexpressibly important. Men who have strained relations, of any kind, with their father, often face great emotional distress and issue. The trauma of abandonment, neglect, or rejection from a … Read More

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Does Drinking Make You Want To Drink More?

In Addiction by Tree House Recovery

Men who have suffered from alcoholism are aware of an interesting fact regarding their drinking behaviors when it comes to getting drunk. It isn’t the fifth, sixth, eighteenth, or twenty-third drink which gets them drunk. The alcoholic inability to physically … Read More

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The Risks Of Liver Disease Are Real

In Addiction by Tree House Recovery

It is within our human nature to say “That won’t happen to me” as often as possible. We aren’t programmed to embrace the unpredictable. Science has found that our brain quite literally has difficulty comprehending the possibility of something which … Read More

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Using Dreams Happen

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

Using dreams are one of the more strange phenomena which come along with addiction recovery. At the simple explanation of what they are, they seem to make sense. Someone who is recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and is maintaining … Read More

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The Risk Of Isolation After Treatment

In Treatment by Tree House Recovery

Treatment is quite the shared experience. Everyone who comes to treatment has reached some low point of suffering and struggle in their lives and made the decision to seek help to change things around. During treatment emotions are raw, energy … Read More