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.

Urge Surfing and Recovery

Urge Surfing and Recovery

Cravings and Urges One of the things that people in recovery have to learn to deal with is managing their cravings and urges to use. They know that once they go through detoxification (detox) and their initial drug and alcohol treatment program that the work of...

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4 Reasons Relapses Happen in Early Recovery

4 Reasons Relapses Happen in Early Recovery

Many experts agree that addiction is a chronic illness. As a chronic illness, it doesn’t have a cure. Instead, it must be managed over a long time with continuing treatment. People with chronic illnesses don’t always follow their ongoing treatment plan to the letter,...

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Words Hurt: How to Speak About Addiction

Words Hurt: How to Speak About Addiction

Addiction is a loaded topic. People have deep-seated attitudes and opinions about addiction, some of which have been passed down over more than one generation. Our attitude about addiction is reflected in the words we use to talk about it. How we talk about addiction...

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