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.
Holistic therapy focuses on the whole person—body, mind, and spirit. This treatment approach is offered at many drug and alcohol treatment centers and forms part of a client’s overall treatment plan. Holistic medicine has a number of basic premises associated with it....read more
Addiction is a complicated disease with a number of symptoms. It’s not uncommon for people who have a substance abuse issue to assume a victim mentality with their family and friends. The addicted person may get some temporary benefit from doing this. However, it will...read more
It would be wonderful if once an addicted person became clean and sober, they never gave their former drug of choice another thought. Unfortunately, going through detoxification followed by drug and alcohol addiction treatment doesn’t mean that the thought of drinking...read more
Addiction is never an easy subject to discuss. It’s difficult for those living with substance use disorders to get the people closest to them (family members, friends, employers, coworkers) to understand it. There are still a number of myths around addiction that...read more
Recovery is a journey, not a destination. A person who has struggled with addiction is not “cured” on the day they leave treatment, though they can learn to manage their symptoms. In fact, exiting treatment is a time when a lot of people find themselves at danger for...read more