Author: St. Gregory Recovery Center

Soldiers and Substance Abuse

Soldiers and Substance Abuse

In the Movies In Forrest Gump, actor Tom Hanks plays a young southern man who goes to the Vietnam War and befriends Lieutenant Dan. Later in the movie, we see that Lieutenant Dan has become a paraplegic and alcoholic after he completes his service. Life isn’t always a...
Parenting From Recovery Centers

Parenting From Recovery Centers

It’s unspoken but loud. It’s in the back of our minds and makes us hesitate to move forward. It’s the feeling that we’re weak and negligent for going to recovery–a feeling that increases ten-fold if we’re parents. If you are a parent battling addiction, you may...
Staying Fit in Sobriety

Staying Fit in Sobriety

Physical Fitness Many of us look at fitness like a chore. The sweat, the pain, the lack of instant results: it can be pretty disheartening. When it comes to addiction and substance abuse disorders, what causes us pain can often be eradicated instantaneously. That easy...
Navigating the Job Market in Sobriety

Navigating the Job Market in Sobriety

You Did It You took that first step to getting your life back. You entered treatment. You did the work. You’re finally ready to be employed and gain financial independence. If this is the case for you or your loved one, getting back into the job market after addiction...
Are Antidepressants Addictive?

Are Antidepressants Addictive?

What Exactly Are Antidepressants? Antidepressants are a type of medicine that may aid in the relief of depression symptoms, social anxiety disorder symptoms, anxiety disorder symptoms in general, as well as other mental health ailments. They work by supporting the...

Our graduates tell their stories…

When first arriving at St. Gregory I had mixed feelings about the health and wellness workouts. I came in at 136 lbs and didn’t think it was possible to reach...
- Chris
The good life is not merely a life free from addictions, physical and/or psychological—addictions that usually are the outward manifestations of deeper problems—but a life lived in harmonious balance, free...
- Matt
I came to St. Gregory’s at my all-time worst—physically, emotionally, and mentally. Having gone through a bad rehab experience once before, I had been very reluctant in succumbing to that...
- CJ
No matter where I start my thought process when reflecting upon my time before, during and after St. Gregory’s, I always seem to end up in the same place in...
- Kaele

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