Category: A.A./N.A.

Since our founding in 1967, Duffy’s has consistently implemented and utilized the 12 step approach from Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous programs.

Should We Use Alcohol to Increase Creativity?

Here’s one good reason you’re not an international pop star (besides the paparazzi of course)–being a musician could make you more vulnerable to alcohol addiction. Songwriters and artists often fall into a life-pattern of drugs and alcohol because they believe the substances get their creative juices flowing more easily. And recent theories argue that creative … Read More

Can Alcoholism be Inherited?

Answer: Yes. There is convincing evidence that alcoholism can be passed along through the generations by way of a biologic pathway called genetic predisposition. These “addiction genes” are biological differences that may make someone more or less vulnerable to addiction. These genes may also be the ones that make it harder for some to quit or easier to … Read More

Can LSD Treat Alcoholism?

Innovative psychiatry studies performed between 1966 and 1970 suggested careful LSD use could be a unique way to help alcoholics sober up. According to the findings, one dose of the powerful drug could help alcoholics give up their drinking obsession for as long as six months. The counter-intuitive method recommended 40 years ago by Krebs … Read More