Tag: the science of addiction

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Addiction Treatment

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Addiction Treatment Admitting that you have a problem with drugs or alcohol is the hard part. Now, it’s just a matter of reaching out to caring professionals who are committed to your recovery. Addiction treatment is widely available,...
Problems With 12 Step Programs

Problems With 12 Step Programs

Not Another Checklist – Why 12 Step Programs Aren’t the Best Choice Thanks to the popularity of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and other similar addiction treatments, 12-step programs have become practically synonymous with addiction recovery. A...
When to Seek Medical Help for Withdrawal Symptoms

When to Seek Medical Help for Withdrawal Symptoms

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...
Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act With the opioid epidemic overtaking the country, there are new laws and regulations in place to help those who are trying to help the people who are using drugs as well as the person addicted. The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act is...
The Link Between Mental Health and Addiction

The Link Between Mental Health and Addiction

Is There a Link Between Mental Health and Addiction? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, drug addiction is a mental illness. Addictions can alter people’s behaviors and interfere with their work, school and interpersonal relationships. However,...

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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