Monthly Archives: August 2012

Guest Blog for Duffy’s

A key component to Duffy’s has always been guests sharing their strength, hope, and experience. And now there’s a new way for you to do this–Duffy’s is now paying $100 for each guest blog post on Duffy’s blog. Interested? We are primarily looking for two types of content: Stories of Strength, Hope, and Experience Everyone has a … Read More

What Drug Can I Take to Treat My Addiction?

The use of medications to treat substance abuse has become the new “biggest thing” in addiction treatment today. Have you ever wondered what drugs you can take to treat an opiate addiction? methamphetamine addiction? or alcohol addiction? Sometimes, you even avoid quitting, simply because you don’t want to deal with the negative effects of withdrawal. … Read More

12 Step Program is Successful for Teens

A research study done by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health proved what thousands before have believed to be true: that the 12 step program works, specifically for adolescents. Researches studied 403 participants between ages 13-18 who were enrolled in a treatment programs in northern California and followed their progress for over 7 … Read More

What is Opana? Is it the next OxyContin?

It seems that the days of Oxycontin are just about over. USA Today recently reports that the rise of Opana (another opioid painkiller) has overtaken Oxycontin in certain states as the most abused prescription painkiller. While the complete prevalance of Opana has yet to be explored, statistics show a significant increase in overdoses from and prescriptions for Opana. … Read More

5 Tips to Happiness Beyond Recovery

Right now, you’re probably not thinking too much about “beyond recovery”–perhaps because you’re still focusing on the recovery part and getting sober. Can I throw in a side note here and mention that recovery is not a static concept? Getting sober is the first step, but staying sober is the real deal of recovery–and staying … Read More