Air Traffic Controllers & Addiction

Air traffic controllers have one of the most stressful jobs, and looking after the safety of thousands every day is hard. The long days, complex tasks, and mental demands can wear on anyone.  Even the most reliable and professional air traffic controllers. And some turn to alcohol or drugs to cope. Drug use can quickly spiral out of control, and add more stress, leading to addiction. It is vital to know that help is available,  If you or a loved one is an air traffic controller, and struggling with addiction, call us 24/7 at (855) 202-2138.

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How Addiction Impacts Air Traffic Controllers

Addiction negatively impacts everyone, and, due to the high demand of the profession, air traffic controllers are uniquely affected.

Common consequences of addiction include:

  • Unable to deal with stress at work
  • Poor health
  • Missed work
  • Slower reaction times
  • Trouble focusing
  • Relationship issues
  • Isolation

Getting Help as an air traffic controller

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Rehab for air traffic controllers

How Tree House Treatment Works

At Tree House Recovery, we understand what air traffic controllers deal with on a daily basis, and we can help. Our rehab not only addresses addiction, but focuses on helping you become the best version of yourself. We can help optimizing you for both work and personal success.

Tree House treatment results in:

  • Tools that help you cope with stress
  • Physical health
  • Life skills
  • Improved reaction times & cognition that boost performance
  • Stronger relationships with friends, family, and coworkers

Finding help is difficult, and you don’t have to do it alone. You can beat addiction, but it will take intelligence and dedication. The same intelligence and dedication you use on the job every day. Tree House will show you how to apply these assets inwards, and allow you to harness your true strength. It’s time to get the help you deserve, and if you are an air traffic controller battling addiction, we are here to help. Call today at (855) 202-2138.

Tree House Recovery is proud to stand with the air traffic controllers who dedicate their lives to keeping us safe every day. Our treatment focuses on more than simple abstinence, and everything we do is dedicated to lifting you to your best. Our eight evidence-based modalities are built to enhance your life, and return you to a life and work. We will get you equipped to excel, because that is what it takes to stay sober. The Tree House treatment team help you understand and tackle the struggles you face, and get well to stay well. If you or a loved one needs help, call (855) 202-2138 to learn more. All calls are 100% confidential, free, and fast.

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Overcome Trauma & Stress

with Writing Therapy

Every day, air traffic controllers are subjected to extreme levels of stress. This continuous pressure can have a lasting impact – leading to trauma, isolation, and ultimately addiction. In order to recover from addiction, it is essential to directly address this stress and its effects. At Tree House Recovery, we use Writing Therapy to allow air traffic controllers to identify, work through, and quickly resolve their stresses and traumas. Writing Therapy consists of guided writing assignments that are processed with our highly-skilled staff. This process not only helps resolve trauma and stress, but also teaches healthy coping tools for the future. Writing Therapy gets you ready to return to your job, and home life with strength.


Manage stress


Few job are as stressful as air traffic control. When unresolved, this stress can have perilous effects – resulting in isolation, physical problems, and addiction. Our EP Yoga Therapy will show you how to become more present, manage stress, and reconnect to you mind and body. This results in improved stress-management skills, reduced anxiety, and increased focus. Because these skills will not only serve you professionally as an air traffic controller, but also in your home life.


How to know if you need help

UNCOPE is a six-question assessment compiled from research on addiction. This short quiz allows you to easily identify risk of abuse and dependency for drugs and alcohol. The result of this assessment will indicate whether or not you or a loved one is at risk for addiction or alcoholism. UNCOPE is designed to give broad insight. For further information and assessment, please call to speak with a professional. Our admissions team can be reached 24/7 at (855) 202-2138.

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