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.
Choices When someone makes a decision to go into treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, they have also made a choice to start a new lifestyle. Sobriety is more than just saying no to using chemicals personally. It is also about making positive lifestyle choices, which...read more
Lying and addiction go together like smoke and fire. It’s virtually impossible to have one without the other. There are a number of reasons why people with substance abuse issues are less than truthful to their family members and friends, as well as to themselves....read more
Anyone who has overindulged in drinking can tell you about the unpleasant symptoms of a hangover the following morning. Along with the physical symptoms, some people also experience some psychological symptoms, too. When these spin out of control, they are commonly...read more
There are a number of challenges that someone in treatment for substance abuse will encounter. One of the challenges you may not be expecting is having dreams about drinking or using drugs. As you’ll see, these aren’t uncommon, they aren’t a sign that something is...read more
If you are looking for help for an addicted loved one, don’t let myths about inpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities get in the way. Let’s dispel some of the myths and misconceptions about this treatment option. Myth No. 1: Inpatient Treatment...read more