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.

5 Signs Your Loved One Is Addicted To Xanax

Xanax (alprazolam) is a type of benzodiazepine, or central nervous system (CNS) depressant, prescribed to treat anxiety and panic...

Mar 9, 2018

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The Risks Of Using Heroin With Methamphetamine

There are many risks involved when using heroin and methamphetamine together, as both are potent drugs. The combination can cause toxic,...

Mar 8, 2018

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5 Signs Your Loved One Is Addicted To Heroin

Heroin is a powerful opioid drug naturally-derived from the opioid poppy. Heroin takes two forms, either as a white or brown powder or as a...

Mar 2, 2018

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Addiction And Codependency

It can be hard to watch someone you love harm his or herself by using drugs or alcohol. At the same time that same person suffering from an...

Jul 27, 2017

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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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