Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Duffy's Napa Valley Rehab.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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About Us

Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab offers an integrated program to treat individuals struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders.  Our treatment model incorporates a combination of evidence-based practices that include CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-informed, and 12 Step programming.  At Duffy’s, we believe the key to recovery is building a strong therapeutic community that helps individuals focus on healthy relationships and participation.  Our program is designed to have the flexibility to meet each person’s needs on their journey to recovery.

Learn About Duffy's

Learn more about Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab

Duffy’s is located on 23 acres in historic Calistoga, California, which is in the northern part of the beautiful Napa Valley. We are located on a serene former hot spring resort at the base of majestic Mt. St Helena. There are seven capped geysers on our grounds, and the Old Faithful geyser of California goes off hourly just across the road from our place.

Every year, Calistoga’s natural beauty, authentic Victorian architecture, mineral hot springs, and many other features attract visitors from across the United States and around the world. Among the many accolades that have been bestowed upon this special place, in 2001 the National Trust for Historic Preservation included Calistoga on its “Dozen Distinctive Destinations” list.

Duffy’s is proud to be a longtime member of the Calistoga community. In the decades since Gene Duffy founded our program in 1967, we have had the opportunity to serve and enhance the lives of more than 38,000 individuals and their families.

Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program

Duffy’s historic 12-step drug & alcohol treatment program

When Gene Duffy founded this program, it was one of the nation’s first 28-day treatment programs in the entire country. Today, we continue to provide comprehensive services to adults whose lives have been impacted by substance abuse and addiction. We also offer dual diagnosis treatment to individuals whose struggles with chemical dependency are accompanied by certain co-occurring mental or behavioral health challenges.

Through the decades, Duffy’s has remained a leader in the effort to refine, enhance, and improve the type and quality of care that is available to individuals and families. We continue to closely monitor the areas in this field that we believe need to be addressed further, and we are committed to remaining at the forefront of the effort to provide the most focused and effective care.

Gene had a true passion for helping people who were struggling with addiction, and he was a strong proponent of the 12-step recovery model, which remains a core component of treatment at Duffy’s Napa Valley Rehab. Gene especially valued the message of the 12th step, which reads, “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principals in all of our affairs.”

At Duffy’s, we endeavor to remain worthy of Gene’s name by retaining a passion for providing superior treatment and by promoting this message in all that we say and do.

Mike Duffy, Gene’s son and a former president of Duffy’s, continued his father’s commitment to providing personalized care. “We consider our guests to be part of our extended family,” Mike said. “We want to make sure that everyone we treat at Duffy’s receives the same dignity and respect we give our family members. So we begin a relationship with each guest as we would with our brother or sister.”

Mike Duffy did not use the word “guest” accidentally. Referring to those who choose to heal with us as guests instead of as clients or patients is an integral element of our treatment philosophy. From the moment a person arrives on our campus until long after he or she has returned home, we want him or her to have no doubt that we value his or her strength, perspectives, and experiences, and that we are honored to have the opportunity to guide him or her along part of his or her recovery journey.

This dedication to superior guest service extends to every element of the Duffy’s experience. For example, our treatment program embraces the principles and practices of the 12-step recovery model because of its proven effectiveness. However, we understand that not everyone is best served by following the 12-step model, and we are happy to lead guests toward alternative recovery support programs if they have a strong aversion to the steps. At Duffy’s, our goal is not to prove that we are the perfect program; instead, we are committed to providing the type and level of care that is perfect for each of our guests.

Superior Experience

Our addiction treatment is a superior experience

No two guests will have an identical experience at Duffy’s, but each person who is entrusted into our care can expect to participate in a variety of activities that are designed to help them achieve the healthy lifestyle that they both desire and deserve. Our guests receive multiple one-on-one counseling sessions each week along with daily classes, specialty groups, peer groups, and meetings. Families are encouraged to attend weekly meetings, educational opportunities, and counseling if such attendance is possible and desired.

The power of treatment at Duffy’s is the result of a combination of several beneficial elements, including our serene location; Gene’s legacy of leadership, passion, and service; our home-style atmosphere; and our dedication to providing comprehensive personalized care that meets the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of each of our guests.

To learn more about Duffy’s, to arrange for a visit and tour, or to get answers to any questions that you may have, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience. We look forward to speaking with you and helping you make the most informed decision for yourself or a loved one.

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Trusted by 38,000 families since 1967.

My drug addiction was controlling my life, and I was in a free fall heading towards rock bottom. The only path I could see was to keep using and hope for the best. That’s when I learned of another path, getting help and starting treatment. I’m now 3 years sober and have never been happier. The light is at the end of the tunnel, reach for it.

– A former guest
Marks of Quality Care
Our accreditations show our focus on quality care.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals