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Teen Suicide Warning Signs to live by

Understanding that teen suicide warning signs are serious calls for help is important. Many teenagers share their thoughts and feelings in a desperate attempt to be acknowledged. In many cases, they don’t know how to deal with their feelings and problems and are looking for someone to help them find assistance.

Acknowledging these warning signs and […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments

There’s more to self harm than cutting

 

Have you ever looked at someone and noticed they don’t have any eyebrows and/or eyelashes? Well, I’m sure we all have at some time or another. I’ve noticed more and more people both male and female missing eyebrows, eyelashes and some even wearing wigs. I’ve always thought of it as more of a medical condition […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments

Have you heard of Flakka one of the newest synthetic drugs

When someone mentions “Flakka,” they may not necessarily be referring to the popular hip-hop artist – Waka Flocka Flame – if you are young enough to recognize him. But it is also highly possible that you will not have heard of the other Flakka, which has quickly emerged as one of the newest and dangerous […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Drug Trends|0 Comments

9 tips to Improve your relationship with your teen

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1. Spend time with your teen
It’s all too easy for parents to be sidetracked right when their children need them most — especially during the teenage years – because our teens are so much more independent now. Our teens need our undivided attention. The fact of the matter is, parents need to spend […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Parenting|0 Comments

Escaping the “Assembly Line” Drug Rehab

Drug rehabs and recovery 
The journey to teen sobriety is often a long and weary one and for most adolescents whether voluntary or through court ordered rehab they are often in and out of many teen treatment centers. For Krischan, a client at Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) it was his third time at a rehab […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Testimonials|0 Comments