Teen Addiction Rehabilitation Blog

Son’s Drug Rehab Treatment Transformation stuns Mom

  It's very hard to recognize the before and after pictures of Demetrio (above), an Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) teen drug rehab success story. After several unsuccessful stints at other adolescent drug rehab treatment centers, Demetrio's mom, Ania, found IYF. Prior to discovering Inspirations, she was in desperation mode. "I can honestly tell [...]

By | 2017-08-17T16:41:24+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

How To Maintain A Drug Free School

As the drug crisis continues to take thousands of lives each month, school officials must ensure that it does not affect their students. It is vital that guidance counselors and principals protect their students from the life-threatening dangers of drug abuse. The two best ways to maintain a drug free school environment is by identifying [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:11:58+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Highschool|0 Comments

Parents need to know the warning signs of teen drug abuse

Now that school is starting soon, are you sure your teen has not experimented with drugs? Or worse yet, has he or she developed a full-fledged drug addiction? If your child has exhibited any of the following warning signs of teen drug abuse, there is a chance that he or she may have a drug [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:15:55+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

Repairing Trust in the Parent Teen Relationship during Recovery

Repairing Trust in the Parent Teen Relationship during Recovery Trust is tough. It’s never the same once it is broken. It is the elephant in the room. The elephant that no one wants to see or mend. It can mean the difference between permanent recovery and relapse. However tough their exterior, make no mistake; they [...]

By | 2017-08-10T15:12:18+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments

Mother shares teen addiction recovery testimonial

"Demetrio had been to two other residential facilities and never lasted more than a month. But at Inspirations, I knew he was well-taken care of and looked after. The staff, especially Lopez and Denise, helped him adjust and feel comfortable."  After returning home from Inspirations For Youth and Families, a teen named Demetrio has changed [...]

Teens sign on to Drug Addiction Art Therapy Project

  Before Karen Corcoran Walsh was a lightning rod in the teen recovery profession as the owner of Inspirations for Youth and Families - the premier teen addiction treatment center - she was a school teacher. Karen is living proof that you can't take the school teacher out of the addiction professional. Recently, Karen dusted [...]

By | 2017-08-02T13:52:11+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Teen Activites|0 Comments

Does Tough Love work in Teen Addiction Treatment?

Karen Corcoran Walsh panelist on Addiction 911 - Does Tough Love Work in Teen Addiction Treatment? Karen Corcoran Walsh was a featured panelist on the Addiction 911 Facebook Live show. Corcoran Walsh appeared on the episode Tough Love: Does it Really Help the Addict? The addiction treatment center owner joined other top addiction professional panelists to answer questions [...]

By | 2017-07-30T18:07:05+00:00 July 30th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Reaching teens with drug addiction at Warped Tour

    Jordan Meyers (center) holds up words of encouragement with a band from the Warped Tour. The Warped Tour is a traveling rock festival that has attracted thousands of concertgoers, for decades. This year,  Inspirations For Youth and Families is utilizing the tour for reaching teens with drug addiction. We have taken part [...]

By | 2017-08-03T13:39:27+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

The Power of Recreational Therapy in Drug Addiction Treatment

  Teens learn the importance of drug-free fun while at Inspirations. Are activities like going to the beach, horse back riding or attending music concerts really useful during drug addiction treatment? Are there actual benefits of recreational therapy in drug addiction treatment? “Recreational therapy is extremely important because it teaches our youth that they [...]

By | 2017-07-20T16:28:41+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Recreational Therapy|0 Comments

Out of state rehab teen strives to stay sober

  “Inspirations is definitely the most fun rehab I’ve been to because they really put a lot of emphasis on learning to have fun in recovery.” Grace Kendall, an out-of-state rehab teen, said “Especially at a teenage rehab it’s important because a lot of kids would think I’m going to be so boring without drugs. [...]

By | 2017-07-14T14:25:40+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Testimonials|0 Comments