IYF Quote: Inspirations saved me from my drug addiction

“I started with pot then I did vyvanse, LSD, and other pills. Inspirations saved me from my addiction. The staff and my primary therapist were very nice and had so much compassion.”

Austin, a teen here at Inspirations for Youth and Families in our youth drug addiction program.

By |May 22nd, 2015|Testimonial Quotes|0 Comments

Drug and Street terms you may want to know: Car Hopping

To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. Today’s term is “Car Hopping”. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research.

Car Hopping [kahr hop-ing]- (v.) Breaking into cars […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Teen talks about his recovery from spice addiction

“I smoked all the time and drank heavily. I even got into smoking a lot of spice and abusing inhalants. I dropped out of school to keep doing drugs and I was also disappearing from my house for days at a time. Finally I sat down with my mom and we agreed that treatment was […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Testimonial Quotes|0 Comments

Teens talks about how his marijuana addiction crept up on him


“I thought marijuana was a completely harmless drug. I would repeatedly tell myself that I just smoke with friends. I had failed to realize that my complete ignorance would eventually lead to the start of a disease.”

Kyle B, a teen in Inspirations for Youth and Families marijuana addiction recovery program.

By |May 18th, 2015|Testimonial Quotes|0 Comments

Teens in drug addiction recovery share coping skills

According to Sydney Youngerman-Cole, RN, BSN, RNC and Katy E. Magee, MA, “Many mental health problems begin when physical stress or emotional stress triggers chemical changes in your brain. The goal of treatment and prevention is to reduce stress and restore normal chemical processes in your brian.”

Coping skills are methods a person uses to deal […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Teentherapy|0 Comments