The Treehouse Blog

Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

Benzodiazepine Detoxification

Benzodiazepines are central nervous system (CNS) depressants used to slow down the brain function. A person with anxiety, epilepsy,...

Jun 26, 2017

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Texas Substance Abuse Statistics

Texas is a gigantic state—it’s the second to Alaska in landmass, and second to California in population. There were 26.5 million people...

May 17, 2017

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Signs Your Loved One Is Drinking Too Much

Alcohol use disorder affects millions every year; binge drinking affects over 25 percent of adults in the United States. Alcohol remains...

Apr 11, 2017

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Is Addiction Genetic?

If you have a family member with addiction, especially a person close to you such as a parent, you may be fearful of developing an...

Mar 15, 2017

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Prescription Drug Abuse Support Groups

Drug abuse and addiction occupy dangerous realms. Prescription drug abuse and addiction is no different, yet in many ways these patterns of...

Jan 24, 2017

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How Does Addiction Affect Family and Friends?

Addiction is not a one-way street. When a person compulsively uses drugs or alcohol, their behaviors do not exist in a vacuum. The negative...

Jan 11, 2017

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Signs Of A Heroin Addiction

Heroin is one of the most addictive commonly used illicit drugs. Within the United States, this use has greatly fueled the rising opioid...

Dec 29, 2016

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Signs Of Methamphetamine Use And Abuse

The History of Methamphetamine Methamphetamine, also called meth, crystal, ice, or chalk is in the stimulant class of drugs. It has an...

Dec 7, 2016

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Promoting Healthy Eating Habits And Nutrition In Recovery From Addiction

During your time in rehab, you may have learned about good nutrition and the importance of maintaining healthy eating habits as you...

Oct 25, 2016

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