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The Wide Variety of Recovery Journaling Options

The Wide Variety of Recovery Journaling Options

Keeping a diary or journal is something many people in recovery for substance use are asked to do. Whether you’ve done this previously for leisure or not, doing so in rehabilitation settings can feel a bit daunting. You may ask yourself, “Where do I start?” Hopefully,...
Can You Believe in God and Be Addicted to Drugs?

Can You Believe in God and Be Addicted to Drugs?

Can You Believe in God and Be Addicted to Drugs? One of the saddest consequences of drug addiction is isolation. When people realize that recreational drug use or dependence on painkillers is getting the best of them, they withdraw from their families, friends and...
What Happens During an Opioid Overdose?

What Happens During an Opioid Overdose?

What Happens During an Opioid Overdose? Opioids are a type of drug that includes heroin, synthetic opioids and pain relievers prescribed by doctors. [1] Common prescription opioids include oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, fentanyl, codeine and many others including...
Does FMLA Cover Addiction Treatment?

Does FMLA Cover Addiction Treatment?

Does FMLA Cover Addiction Treatment? Our society is battling an addiction epidemic. Drug or alcohol usage is a destructive habit that affects the person who is abusing the substances and the loved ones who surround him or her. When a person admits that a problem...
How to Forgive a Loved One Addicted to Drugs

How to Forgive a Loved One Addicted to Drugs

How to Forgive a Loved One Addicted to Drugs When someone you care about is addicted to drugs, one of the hardest things to endure is how much it affects that individual’s family and loved ones. This can be especially difficult when things like deception, lying,...
Finding Reputable Iowa Heroin Addiction Treatment

Finding Reputable Iowa Heroin Addiction Treatment

Finding Reputable Iowa Heroin Addiction Treatment Admitting to yourself that you have an addiction to heroin is a big step, but it’s merely the first on the road to long-term recovery. The next step, finding reputable Iowa heroin addiction treatment, is every bit as...

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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