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.
Early recovery is a challenging time for people who are looking to heal from addiction to alcohol or other drugs. By the time your loved one gets into a residential treatment program, they may have been drinking or abusing drugs for some time. It’s not uncommon for...read more
Making a decision to seek help for substance abuse is a positive choice toward a brighter future. There are many inpatient recovery programs offering services to people living with addictions and finding the right one can seem challenging. An effective strategy is to...read more
It’s not uncommon for people who use drugs to use more than one at a time. Many people don’t consider alcohol to be a drug, even though it has the capability to alter a person’s mood and perceptions when they are under its influence. When heroin and alcohol are mixed,...read more
There are a number of risk factors for addiction, such as a person’s genetic makeup, his age when he first used addictive drugs, the type of drug he is taking, how long he took it, and how much of it he takes. Have you ever wondered whether your career choice could...read more
You may be wondering why someone trying to get clean of one type of drug (alcohol) would take another type of drug (benzos) during detoxification. The answer is that when a person with an alcohol abuse problem goes into withdrawal, he will likely experience some...read more