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.
The choice to discuss your recovery is a deeply personal one. There is no right answer to the question about whether it’s a good idea to keep your sobriety confidential or to be candid about this part of your personal history. Let’s examine the question from each...read more
The 12 step model for recovery is built upon the principle that addicts are best equipped to help other addicts navigate the challenges of sobriety. Your sponsor is someone who is willing to walk you through the steps and help you remain sober by providing a support...read more
When you think about possible treatments for drug and alcohol addiction, what comes to mind? More than likely, you’re thinking about the affected person working with a therapist. Individual counseling and group therapy are important components of many treatment...read more
Many people follow the in’s and out’s of celebrity lives. From the outside looking in, our favorite musicians, actors, and models seem to have what most of us would say is success: a big house, big paycheck, expensive car, access to the latest fashions and accessories...read more
In recovery, you’re often advised to take sobriety one day at a time. Since we can only live our life in this manner, at first glance this phrase seems obvious. For someone living with a chronic illness like addiction, however, it’s a sound strategy. A Day Is a...read more