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The Dangerous Link Between Addiction and Suicide

The Dangerous Link Between Addiction and Suicide

Since World War II, it is estimated by the World Health Organization that the rate of suicide globally has risen 60 percent. In 2010, suicides claimed more lives than murder, war, and natural disasters combined. While there are many reasons people commit or attempt...

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10 Hot Sober Date Ideas for Cold Winter Days

10 Hot Sober Date Ideas for Cold Winter Days

Iowa is a beautiful place, but let’s face it: winter here can be brutal. Ice, snow, and 30-below windchills are not for the faint of heart! It can be tempting to just hibernate until spring. However, for people in recovery from substance use, that can have its own...

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The Importance of Family Therapy for Substance Abuse Recovery

The Importance of Family Therapy for Substance Abuse Recovery

When someone is suffering from a substance use disorder, everyone around them feels the pain. Parents, children, spouses, siblings, and grandparents alike will struggle with the effects of their loved one’s addiction. Attending therapy sessions specifically designed...

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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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