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.
There is a stigma surrounding people with substance abuse issues, and that’s a fact. Some people still hold onto the belief that addiction is a sign of a moral weakness or a character flaw. If you are speaking to someone who holds this view, it’s likely that nothing...read more
The holiday season is supposed to be a time of celebration, joy, and giving. However, the results of a 2015 Healthline survey found that most people find this time of year very stressful. There are multiple demands on everyone’s time, for one thing. The rich foods,...read more
The holiday season is a busy one, with family get-togethers, parties, work events, and open houses. There are many opportunities to socialize, which can also mean challenges for people in recovery. This is a time of year when people look forward to celebrating. They...read more
Depression is a mental health condition that is the most common cause of disability in the world. It can affect people from any background, culture or lifestyle. It’s often confused with feeling down or “blue,” and some people even think of depression as being the...read more
Do you think you’d be able to tell if a loved one is depressed? It’s not as easy as you may think to determine when someone is living with this common form of mental illness. Depression comes with a long list of symptoms that can look different from person to person....read more