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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...
Avoid These 4 Common Relapse Triggers

Avoid These 4 Common Relapse Triggers

Completing the residential treatment program at St. Gregory Recovery Center provides you with the skills you need to build a sober future for yourself, but it’s important to understand that relapse is always a possibility. Relapses can happen for a number of...
6 Issues for Seniors Using Opioids

6 Issues for Seniors Using Opioids

While most people assume substance abuse and addiction are problems only young people deal with, that is not actually the case. Substance use disorders and dependencies can develop and be harmful at any age. Adults of advanced age have unique issues and risk factors...

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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