What to do at Midnight

What to do at Midnight

The New Year can be a time of great excitement and fanfare all around the world. As men in recovery, we, too can get in …

Resolve vs. Evolve

Resolve vs. Evolve

In theory, New Year’s resolutions are a great way to promise ourselves that we’re going to do something better next year. Whether that “something” is …

What is CBT?

What is CBT?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a combination of talk therapy and behavioral therapy. As a psychosocial intervention, CBT focuses on challenging and changing thought patterns …

What is MAT?

What is MAT?

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as, “…[using] behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders (SUDs).” For …

What is DBT

What is DBT

Psychology professor Marsha Linehan from the University of Washington told Today News in 2018, “Suppressing what you want is not the way to go. You have …

Becoming Aware of Our Own Strength

Becoming Aware of Our Own Strength

Us men are powerful. Throughout history, we’ve fought wars, founded countries, and killed beasts with our bare hands. We’re conquerors, warriors, and pioneers. Sometimes, however, …

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

The recovery process isn’t a hundred meter dash. Recovery is lifelong, and we’re constantly learning, growing, and evolving. That’s why addiction treatment provides us with …

Aligning our Minds and Bodies

Aligning our Minds and Bodies

Mindfulness is one of the most important skills we learn in addiction treatment. Being mindful means being fully aware of our current situation, and both …

Fighting Back with Fitness

Fighting Back with Fitness

When we’re addicted, we tend to neglect our health and hygiene. Let’s be honest: when our brains are locked into using a substance, and it …

Teamwork Makes it Possible

Teamwork Makes it Possible

Unity and brotherhood are the two primary focuses of everything we do here at Tree House Recovery, and that’s because we know that it takes …