Rehab for Active Duty Service Members

Understanding Substance Use Disorder Among Active Duty Military Members 

Everyone who struggles with substance abuse deserves the right to sobriety. None more than the brave humans serving in the military. Our military members’ sacrifices can lead to intense trauma. And for 1 out of every 10 veterans, substance abuse becomes the only solution (1).

The Tree House Commitment Military Members

Tree House Recovery PDX is a veteran-owned program with 10+ years of experience treating military associates. Our goal is to honor the sacrifices of veterans by helping them recover. We know our fearless military members don’t back down from a fight, and we are here to take on addiction by their side. We thank you for your service and are here to support you throughout your road to recovery.

We offer affordable cash-pay options and proudly accept Tricare:
    • Tricare East
    • Tricare West
    • Prime and Tricare Select

Military Substance Abuse Treatment in Oregon

Tree House Recovery PDX offers Partial Hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient (IOP), and Aftercare to active duty personnel. Tree House is the next best step for service members following the military’s SUDCC program. Our goal is to provide active duty members struggling with addiction the foundation they need to rejoin the armed forces. Graduates will leave able to maintain sobriety with a new love for their lives.

We will help you achieve an individual and sustainable recovery using our eight treatment methods. These eight methods will educate you about substance abuse and a healthy lifestyle in the gym. Most of all, we will provide tools to prevent relapse in the future. Call us now for a confidential assessment.

What we Offer
    • Addiction Education                                     
    • One-on-One Therapy
    • Writing Therapy
    • Process Group
    • ESM Fitness Therapy
    • ABIT Therapy
    • EP Yoga Therapy
    • Recovery in Action
Available Addiction Resources
    • Substance Abuse Assessment
    • PHP
    • IOP
    • Family and couple therapy
    • Aftercare
    • Detox coordination
    • Coordinating medication management referrals

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Stats Among U.S. Military

The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that more veterans can be diagnosed with SUD than the general population. 

  • more than 1/10 veterans fall into the category of having a SUD (1). 
  • Young males in active duty service members have an even higher risk of developing alcohol use disorders. 
  • binge drinking among active duty service members was 6.7% higher than among the general population in 2014. 
  • One in three service members could be diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (2). 
  •  the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that military doctors filled almost 3.8 million pain medication prescriptions in 2011. 
  • Statista Research Department states that the total number of active military personnel in 2011 was only 1,448,000 (3). Doctors wrote almost three times as many opioid prescriptions as the number of soldiers.

Military PTSD and Addiction Statistics

Substance abuse disorder becomes a coping skill for someone who cannot escape the emotions caused by combat PTSD. According to the National Library of Medicine, 

  • 26.8% of those who have seen combat drink heavily, and 54.8% binge drink. Only 17% of all others drink heavily, and only 45% binge drink. 
  • 17.8% of soldiers diagnosed with PTSD received opioid prescriptions, and only 6.5% of those not diagnosed received opioid drugs. 

Although stats are against military members who have seen combat or have been diagnosed with PTSD, recovery is possible. Tree House Recovery has used evidence-based treatment methods to help heal those with SUD and PTSD. We can help you make your very own individual treatment today. Call us now for a free and confidential assessment. 

Evidence-Based Treatment 

It’s time to take back your life. Tree House Recovery will help by making a solid treatment plan that meets your goals. Our Portland, Oregon, center offers trauma counseling and SUD treatment. We know you can win your fight against addiction. Let us help you win this fight using our evidence-based techniques. We offer a well-rounded approach to address all areas of addiction. We will teach you to optimize your mental, physical, and spiritual health.

Evidence-Based Therapies:

drug rehab for active duty military personnel We use approaches and evidence-based methods backed by top research to treat you, including:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Enhancement Therapy
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • SUD fitness therapy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Family therapy

Tree House and the United States Military:

drug rehab for active duty military personnel

George Coleman

George Coleman is a co-founder and co-owner of Tree House Recovery. He served three combat tours as a U.S. Army intel specialist in Asia. Coleman has helped save the lives of countless young men and women, guiding them on their road to recovery. At Tree House, he works with clients specializing in healing PTSD. 

Neil Trusso, navy seal veteran and addiction counselor

Neil Trusso

The Tree House Recovery Physical Empowerment Director, Neil Trusso, served as a U.S. Navy Seal from 1989 to 1997. Trusso has helped clients rebuild chemically, physically, and socially for nearly a decade. He spends his time with the guys daily in the gym and on the beach in Orange County, California. 

Brandon Fender Addiction Rehab Veterans Marines

Brandon Fender

Brandon Fender is a retired United States Marine who served thirteen years in the Marine Corps. He deployed multiple times to Iraq and Afghanistan. Fender fought in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. A program graduate who now works at Tree House Recovery Tennessee, he helps pass the torch of recovery to fellow brothers in arms. 

Off-Post Rehab for Active Duty Members in Oregon

Tree House Recovery serves active military members at discreet, off-post locations across the United States. For help with substance abuse while stationed in the NorthWest, our PDX location may be the perfect place for you. Our certified clinicians will address military substance abuse through our evidence-based approaches. If you need help with PTSD and addiction, call us now at 910-812-1728.

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