Sustainable recovery is achieved through daily practices, rituals, and disciplines. Fitness and Exercise Our bodies are made to move. Grown to roam the earth, hunt, build, and explore, the body needs to be strengthened and conditioned regularly in order … Read More
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.
5 Reasons You Should Make a Point of Visiting Oneonta Gorge
Living in Portland, Oregon for treatment offers an endless list of possibilities for adventure. A popular spot for locals and tourists, the famous Oneonta Gorge is not to be missed. To get there, you have to drive a lot … Read More
Meditation Makes You Cool
Anger is described as hot. When we get angry, we boil up. Emotionally, we are raging, fuming, have a hot temper, and compare ourselves to a volcano. Hot emotional lava is gurgling inside of us and when it explodes, the … Read More
Mindfulness In Nature
“In every walk with nature,” nature enthusiast and contributor to the National Park system John Muir once wrote, “one receives far more than he seeks.” He felt that “The clearest way into he Universe is through a forest wilderness.” Every … Read More
For The Ultimate Mind Body Workout, Take A Hike
Hiking is more than taking a walk in the woods. Firstly, hiking can take place in a number of climates and environments, from blustering snowy mountaintops to blistering vacant deserts. Hiking goes up and hiking comes back down. Sometimes hiking … Read More
What Is PAWS: Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome?
You’re coming up on six months sober and you couldn’t be more grateful that the worst of withdrawal is now far behind you. Finally, the haunting memory of your last interaction with drugs and/or alcohol is fading away. Occasional using … Read More
The Power of Shared Experiences
Christopher McCandless had just realized he ate the wrong berries. Frantically flipping through the pages of the book he used for reference, he notices the pattern on the berry, which he fatally misinterpreted. McCandless had been living in a bus … Read More
Feed Your Stomach Bacteria, Feed Your Sobriety
The science behind the mind body connection has been evolving past the daily vitamins, nutrients, and macronutrients we need on a daily basis. Food is becoming increasingly recognized as medicine or at least having an influence on more than our … Read More
Yoga or Pills?
“My story is simple. There are no cure-all pills or “easy” fixes to treating substance abuse. It’s not something that can be achieved overnight. And it’s not always going to be easy or pleasant. But there are solutions to solving … Read More
THR in The Huffington Post
“I have seen thousands of people go through hundreds of treatment programs and we have learned a great deal about what somebody suffering from addiction should be looking for if they are considering going to rehab….” As the Co Founder … Read More