World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

The tenth of October celebrates World Mental Health Day, sponsored by WHO, the World Health Organization. Talking about mental health is more important than ever …

Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month, founded by the PACER National Bullying Prevention Center in 2006. Each October, organizations around the country come together to educate …

Flu Season Is Here

Flu Season Is Here

During treatment for recovery from addiction, men are susceptible to colds and fever which “go around” among men in their program, their recovery support meetings, …

Instagram And Drug Addiction

Instagram And Drug Addiction

Instagram users only have to search for the “hashtag” of their preferred drug of choice to be rewarded with a never-ending tile feed of images …

Turn Your Addiction Into Strength

Turn Your Addiction Into Strength

Karma has not yet been proven scientifically, though our anecdotal experiences might seem to make a hefty argument that “what goes around comes around”. Our …

Let Mindfulness Ease Your Pain

Let Mindfulness Ease Your Pain

A study recently published in PAIN by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has discovered an interesting truth to mindfulness. Mindfulness has been considered …

Can I Party On Halloween?

Can I Party On Halloween?

The holidays have always been portrayed as a time to have fun, relax, spend time with friends and family, and celebrate having everyone in each …

Is Dopamine Addictive?

Is Dopamine Addictive?

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that sends out signals to various parts of the brain – there are 2 principal areas of the brain that produce …

Life Skills Are For Living

Life Skills Are For Living

Numerous studies have shown that addiction can significantly affect the chemicals and structure of the brain. When a person is struggling with addiction, their brain …

Just as with celebrities and other highly-ranked people of the public eye, athletes encounter numerous amounts of stress and pressure each day.

Athletes and Addiction

Just as with celebrities and other highly-ranked people of the public eye, athletes encounter numerous amounts of stress and pressure each day. Team practices and …

Make The Most Of The Rain

Make The Most Of The Rain

Residents of Southern California have been forced to reconcile with a strange and unfamiliar weather pattern: rain. Though the plentitude of rain has been a …

The Brilliance Of Stillness

The Brilliance Of Stillness

At Tree House, we talk a lot about activity. Some of the main focuses of our men’s treatment programs are on physical fitness, physical training, …