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For some area women struggling with addiction, sobriety journey starts at Ben Gordon Center Discovery House in DeKalb

“It’s not embarrassing to ask for help,” said 32-year-old woman who’s sharing her sobriety journey for National Recovery Month

Marissa Kirch, (right) manager of addiction treatment services and Northwestern Medicine Ben Gordon Center Discovery House, and Juliette Rigdon, recovery home coordinator, talk Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at the facility in DeKalb. Discovery House is a addiction treatment service program for adult women.
Marissa Kirch, (right) manager of addiction treatment services and Northwestern Medicine Ben Gordon Center Discovery House, along with Juliette Rigdon, recovery home coordinator, give a tour of the facility Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at the facility in DeKalb. Discovery House is a addiction treatment service program for adult women.
Marissa Kirch, manager of addiction treatment services and Northwestern Medicine Ben Gordon Center Discovery House, checks the calendar for upcoming sobriety anniversary dates for residents Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at the facility in DeKalb. Discovery House is a addiction treatment service program for adult women.
Northwestern Medicine Ben Gordon Center Discovery House Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, in DeKalb. Discovery House is a addiction treatment service program for adult women.