The Disease Model of Addiction, Explained

The Disease Model of Addiction

Drug rates are rising throughout the nation. In a 2020 survey, more than thirty-five percent of adolescents said they used marijuana in the last year. There are many reasons why addiction is rising. One is the lack of consideration for people with addiction. Many people regard drug use as a matter of character, requiring only willpower […]

What is the 3 Fold Disease of Alcoholism & Addiction

3 Fold Disease of Alcoholism & Addiction

Addiction and alcoholism are both a 3 fold disease, meaning there are three distinct areas that alcoholism affects and the reason you cannot stop drinking and using. What many people do not know is that the disease of alcoholism is deeper than an allergy and mental obsession. Our alcoholic life is really the symptom of […]

Qualities to Look for in Drug Rehab Centers in Texas

Drug Addiction Treatment in Texas

Drug rehab centers in Texas vary, depending on your needs and who owns the drug treatment centers. Not all drug treatment is the same. The best treatment centers have specific qualities that ensure you get the care you need to recover from drug addiction: Family Owned Based on Success Discharge Plan   Characteristics of Quality […]

How Alcoholics Anonymous Third Step Prayer Works

How Alcoholics Anonymous Third Step Prayer Works

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as weunderstood Him. Step 3 When a newcomer is in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous, the third step prayer can cause some confusion. Often people will say to do the third step prayer, someone has to “just turn it […]

How to Slow Down When You’re Overwhelmed in Recovery

How to Slow Down When You’re Overwhelmed in Recovery

When we get sober, we straighten out mentally, spiritually and physically. We learn to handle our problems with a different attitude. However, life continues to happen, and life at times can be downright overwhelming. Even the most spiritual people on the planet go through trials and tribulations, and it’s no different for someone working on […]

8 Things You can Do in Times of Uncertainty

8 Things You can Do in Times of Uncertainty

We face incredible uncertainty right now. We have seen a lot of messages from companies telling us what they are doing to keep you safe. While we are following similar protocol, we think it’s important to remind our community what you can do to stay mentally and spiritually fit. Our own employees cancelled spring break […]

How Does the 12-Step Model Support Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Approaching dual diagnosis treatment takes a lot of care and concern for multiple parts of a person’s journey in recovery. Holding a person’s story who has experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, pain, loss, and many other things can be difficult because these may all be factors in their addiction journey. The 12-Step process is designed to […]

Spirituality and the 12-Steps: What You Can Gain in Recovery

A holistic approach to recovery means addressing the mental, physical and spiritual concerns that we have – because all three make up our human existence. Recovery is more than just addressing the physical effects of addiction; we all have so many unique aspects of our lives that need focused on – such as trauma processing, […]

Dallas, TX | Inpatient Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center


Dallas Drug & Alcohol Treatment Focused on Your Family How Burning Tree’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabs Focus on Your Family Burning Tree has helped families and chronic relapsers heal from drug and alcohol addiction since 1999 with a strong family program. Burning Tree Programs has a solution for people in Texas who want to break […]

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