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.
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
If you’re concerned about a loved one who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you may be wondering about the best time to hire a professional interventionist. Many families who are dealing with someone close to them who is caught up in the cycle of addiction...read more
Now that you’re in recovery, do you have to tell your relatives about it? Do you tell some of your extended family and keep the details about it private from others? If you do decide to share this information, how much do you reveal to your family members? Let’s see...read more