Soprano Actor speaks to NBA camp for Inspirations for Youth

Former Sopranos actor and Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) teen rehab interventionist Joe Brat spoke to at-risk children and teens about how drugs could ruin your life. Brat told the kids from the Ball Stars camp to shoot for the stars and promised them that they can be anyone they want to be.

Brat does […]

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5.6% of 12th graders are abusing MDMA drugs

Teen drug abuse statistics:
5.6% of 12th graders are abusing MDMA drugs such as molly and ecstasy.
MDMA also known as methylenedioxymethamphetamine and even more commonly as molly or ecstasy is a man made drug that is very similar to amphetamines. It produces a energized feeling as well as psychedelic or hallucinogenic effects. MDMA has become a very […]

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Miami adopts new fine for marijuana possession

After voting on Tuesday the commissioners of Miami-Dade passed legislation for a new fine to be placed for marijuana possession. This new code ordinance states that the police have the option to charge those possessing pot just as those charged with littering or loitering. The new citation amount has been set to a $100 fine.

The code passed […]

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A teen in substance abuse recovery reflects on past

Reflecting on one’s past actions is a great way to identify what is necessary to create change and also an important part of moving forward. Although most people believe in order to move on you must forget about the past that is not always true. In order to prevent similar events or activities from happening […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Teen Blogs|0 Comments

Parent advocates for more recovery programs like Inspirations

Mother thanks Inspirations and its recovery programs:
“I am so thankful for Inspirations and ALL the staff who has worked with Brandon, and so many other children.  We need more programs like this to save our kids.”

– Theresa, mother of a teen in  Inspirations for Youth and Families recovery programs.

View all our testimonials from parents here.

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