In 2013, 22.6 percent of 18-20 year olds reported using an illicit drug.

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Teen illicit drug abuse

Illicit drug use is highest among people in their late teens and twenties. Inspirations for Youth and Families teen rehab uses the dual diagnosis system of treatment to help teens overcome their destructive drug addiction.

Inspirations’ addiction treatment program allows the adolescent to work through many emotional conflicts within the safe boundaries of our facility. Adolescents move through levels and are assisted in developing living skills, interpersonal skills and relapse prevention skills.

In designing our teen addiction treatment programs, emphasis has been put on helping the teen and family establish recovery and learn the life skills necessary for the teen reach personal goals, academic goals, gain the insight and ability to hold one’s self accountable for decisions and actions, as well as capable of making appropriate choices, living a life without drugs or alcohol impairment.

Source: NIDA Drug Facts