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 (855) 699-6257.

Drugged Driving: More than Just Illicit Drugs

Drugged Driving: More than Just Illicit Drugs

Drug abuse (using illicit drugs or misusing prescription drugs) can impair the user’s ability to drive. It’s a similar situation to getting behind the wheel after drinking, and it puts the occupants of the vehicle, others on the road, and pedestrians at risk. The...

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Explaining Addiction to Young Children

Explaining Addiction to Young Children

Growing up in an environment where a sibling or parent has a substance abuse problem is not only confusing for a child, but frightening as well. Between the arguments and unusual behavior that typically come without much of an explanation, children are often left...

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Long Term Health Effects of Drug Abuse

Long Term Health Effects of Drug Abuse

When a person chooses to use drugs, they accept the short term risks associated with using their drug of choice. This may include the drug causing a heart attack, breathing problems or an overdose. A drug user might not be focused on the long term health effects of...

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Does Addiction Run in Families?

Does Addiction Run in Families?

If your family has a history of drug or alcohol abuse, it may seem as if you are destined to become addicted yourself or that you won’t be able to overcome your addiction because of your chaotic environment or familial influences. You may have heard that addiction is...

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