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.
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...read more
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...read more
Like in many other areas of the United States, opioid addiction is a serious issue in Texas. While the state is home to four of the nation’s top 25 cities with the highest rates of opioid abuse, the overall number of opioid deaths is low. It was reported that in 2016,...read more
Using illicit drugs and alcohol or abusing prescriptions is harmful for any woman, but more so if she’s pregnant. As the substances travel throughout your bloodstream, they also enter the unborn baby through the umbilical cord and placenta. Saving your life is vital...read more
Completing rehab may be one of the most emotional and physical tasks your loved one has ever endured, especially after what seems like an eternity of battling a drug or alcohol addiction. You’ve lived with the addiction, as well as with the struggles, endless lies,...read more