Alcohol and Drugs My Master No More

“There can be as many wrong reasons to do the right thing as there are stars in the sky. There might even be more than one legitimate right reason. But there is never a ... Read More →

We Aren’t a Glum Lot: Why We Remember to Laugh in Recovery

Addiction is serious business. So serious in fact, that it’s often a matter of life and death. Part of the beauty of recovery is that, after the darkness of addiction, there’s ... Read More →

What’s the Difference Between Public and Private Rehab?

If you’re reeling from the effects of addiction, it’s important to know that there’s help available. In fact, there are many different kinds of help to choose from. Some ... Read More →

Hope or Despair? The Choice Is Yours.

Leaving an AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meeting about an hour ago, I feel so out of sorts. A Destiny of Despair A woman who is about my age, (59) had gone back to the bottle. In the ... Read More →

Sobriety as Shown by That Big, Blue Book

Nicknamed “Silky,” William Silkworth (1873-1951) was an American medical doctor and specialist in the treatment of alcoholism. In the Big Book, we find his words in, “The Doctor’s Opinion,” ... Read More →

How the Environment of a Treatment Center Affects Outcomes

There are many factors that contribute to someone becoming addicted to a substance. While genetics play a part, environmental factors like personal experiences and physical surroundings also play a large role. Environmental factors can be ... Read More →

Join Our Intake Sales Team at Duffy’s

We are looking for a passionate salesperson to join our intake team!  About the Job Hundreds of families contact Duffy’s every day looking for treatment for themselves or a family member. People ... Read More →

People of the Sober Variety

I have spent hundreds of hours sitting in AA & NA meetings. During these sessions, I have heard a thousand stories that are different in nature, yet similar in content. We are all addicted to ... Read More →

Service Work: It’s More Blessed to Give than to Receive

Her name was Katie. I had met her briefly at a support group for mental illness in May 2014. We had formed a relationship based on supporting one another through our struggles with that illness. When ... Read More →

Chasing Away the Monster Under My Bed Through Fellowship

"In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility." –Eleanor Roosevelt During a traumatic ... Read More →