Great Oaks Recovery Center Blog
The Great Oaks blog includes both informative and personal articles related to addiction, recovery, alcoholism, and so much more. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime at (877) 977-3268.
Now that you’re in recovery, do you have to tell your relatives about it? Do you tell some of your extended family and keep the details about it private from others? If you do decide to share this information, how much do you reveal to your family members? Let’s see...read more
If you are living with a substance abuse disorder, seeking professional treatment is your best option for long-term recovery. A residential program allows clients to focus their entire attention on getting well. Taking the step to stop using drugs or alcohol is a...read more
Getting sober is like starting an entire new chapter in your life. You feel as though you’ve been given a clean slate. Since you’re making a fresh start, you’ll be making decisions about what you want to accomplish. There’s no doubt you have a lot of ideas about...read more
Choices When someone makes a decision to go into treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, they have also made a choice to start a new lifestyle. Sobriety is more than just saying no to using chemicals personally. It is also about making positive lifestyle choices, which...read more
Lying and addiction go together like smoke and fire. It’s virtually impossible to have one without the other. There are a number of reasons why people with substance abuse issues are less than truthful to their family members and friends, as well as to themselves....read more