Addiction

The relationship between teen addiction and eating disorders

"Half of all people with eating disorders also abuse drugs or alcohol." -National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Teen addiction and eating disorders often occur together. Half of all people with eating disorders also abuse drugs or alcohol, according to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. This interchangeable relationship begins when one disorder replaces [...]

By | 2017-04-13T14:51:46+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

The most abused prescription drugs by teens

Prescription drug abuse is something many teens in the U.S. are currently struggling with. According to Rx Safety Matters, in the U.S. 1 in 4 teens have abused prescription drugs. This alarming teen drug abuse deserves more awareness. What is Prescription Drug Abuse? Prescription drug abuse is when you take pills or medication not prescribed [...]

By | 2017-02-08T14:55:11+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

New spin on the Mannequin Challenge shows the worst of heroin addiction

 New Mannequin Challenge sheds light on the worst parts of heroin addiction! https://youtu.be/T-C2aYDRj3s What is the Mannequin Challenge The mannequin challenge is a viral internet video trend where people remain frozen like mannequins while the camera pans through telling a story. This is usually while the popular song Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd plays in [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:03+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Inspirations plays leading role in Broward Recovery Month

What is Broward Recovery Month? Due to the addiction crisis we have responded to the inherent need. As a result, we bring you Broward Recovery Month (BRM) a part of National Recovery Month. In addition, the Substance Abuse Mental Health (SAMHSA) sponsors the event. Also, this organization is dedicated to emphasizing the hard work for those in recovery. Ultimately, the goal of [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:11+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

5 Frequent questions teens have about drugs and alcohol

This blog is to share with your teens to educate them about drugs and alcohol. Remember the best prevention is education. Inspirations for Youth and Families not only works with teens to overcome their abuse of drugs and alcohol we educate them. Many of our teens admit to using a drug without fully understanding the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:33+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments