Drug Withdrawal Management Drug withdrawal management, commonly referred to as “detox,” is a vital first step toward combating drug addiction. Substances like prescription opioids, benzodiazepines, heroin and alcohol can all cause severe withdrawal...
Alcohol Abuse in the Elderly If you have an elderly loved one and want the best for her, you likely take every step to ensure that your loved one is as safe and comfortable as possible. As your friend or family member ages, you will need to watch him so that you can...
Overcome Guilt in Addiction Recovery You may or may not have felt guilt when you were in the depths of your addiction. Perhaps you did while you continued to take the substances that were ruining many aspects of your life. Or maybe you were so focused on your...
When to Seek Medical Help for Withdrawal Symptoms Did you know that over 10 percent of Americans over the age of 12 are classified as current drug users? Alcohol and addictive drugs are all capable of altering the way a person’s brain works. They can change a...
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...
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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