How to Reverse Fentanyl Overdose and Next Steps for Des Moines Rehab As this country’s opioid crisis keeps growing, more and more people are falling victim to fentanyl overdoses. Fentanyl is a drug that impacts the parts of the brain that are responsible for...
Thoughts as We Focus on Recovery in 2018 Recovery from addiction is not always easy. It’s not meant to be easy. But seeing that light at the end of the tunnel means the world to me. As long as I keep pushing towards that light, I trust that God is leading me on...
Rebuilding Trust After Addiction After you’ve started the recovery process from addiction, you might find that it’s hard to rebuild trust with family and friends. This is a process that will take faith on your part as well as faith from those you have...
What Is Codependency in Addiction, and Why Is It Harmful? Codependency in addiction is almost as serious as addiction itself, and therapists believe that it has many of the same contributing factors. Chemical imbalances in the brain, traumatic experiences in the past,...
Parents of teenagers may have difficulty discerning whether their children’s mood swings are part of the normal turmoil of adolescence, or a sign of something more serious. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 11 percent of adolescents develop a...
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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