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.
You may have heard of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in connection with Opioid Use Disorder. This treatment option uses medications, which have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with counseling and behavioral therapy, to treat...read more
We all walk fine lines at different points in our lives. When a friend asks us if the dress she’s wearing fits a little too snugly. When trying to treat our children equally and fairly. When our spouse is passed out after polishing off a 12-pack and they’re supposed...read more
When a family member or a friend is addicted to alcohol or drugs, it’s normal to want to do almost anything to help them. There will be times, though, you won’t be able to say, “Yes” to their requests for help. It’s not easy an easy thing to turn them down; however,...read more
Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, is a life-saving rescue medication that can reverse or temporarily stop the effects of an opioid overdose. In addition to the brand name Narcan, it is also available under the names Evzio and Narcan Nasal Spray. This...read more
Great Oaks Recovery Center’s drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs can set a foundation for sobriety via medically supervised detox and intensive counseling. However, addiction is a chronic illness. Taking advantage of community-based resources in...read more