Parents and Teens

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

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

Inspirations teen rehab partners with Dr.Phil to introduce Virtual Reality Therapy

Inspirations Teens get up close and personal with Dr. Phil and his cutting edge VR Therapy Virtual Reality (VR) is not only being used for gaming. This amazing technology is now found its way into the addiction recovery profession. Research by major universities shows that VR therapy is even more effective than traditional therapeutic methods. From [...]

By | 2017-04-06T15:57:15+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

4 Sober Activities to help relieve your teen’s stress

Many people see adolescence is a time of great wonder and fun. Although with those memorable experiences come the realities of growing up and the stress that comes with it. Even though, some view the worries of a teen as childish please remember what you were like as a teen. For the parents whose teens [...]

By | 2017-03-20T16:06:01+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

5 Parenting tips you need to use now

Being a parent is a tough job that requires lots of patience and the ability to adapt. As your child grows you will need to adjust your parenting to find what works best to ensure they grow up happy and healthy. This is especially true if your teen is abusing drugs and alcohol. These are 5 [...]

By | 2017-02-07T14:09:12+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

How does drug and alcohol addiction relapse happen

You are not defined by your drug and alcohol addiction relapse but your decision to remain in recovery despite them. Many leave treatment in fear of relapse while others believe they won't be affected. Needless to say, relapse is something many in recovery struggle with. The road to relapse is sometimes quick meanwhile for some [...]

By | 2017-02-02T11:45:37+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

How to encourage your teens to try mindful behavior during recovery

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a mental state that allows you to focus on the moment at hand while calmly coming up with a decisive action. Being mindful allows you to carefully react to a situation rather than overreacting without direction. During the moments where your teen begins to feel overwhelmed being mindful will help [...]

By | 2017-01-18T09:21:29+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

4 Back to school drug-free tips for teens

Adolescence is a time of many changes both positive and negative. For those who have suffered from substance abuse and are now assimilating back into life the challenge of growing up can become twice as hard. One of the most difficult parts for teens when returning from treatment is going back to school. For some [...]

By | 2017-01-18T08:57:29+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

How teens can build their very own sobriety toolbox!

Build your sobriety toolbox! Most people are not taught how to properly handle our bodies and minds and their ever changing state from comfort to discomfort. Instead, we strike a balance using the tools around us. These tools can be negative or positive and it is up to us to use the most appropriate to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:01+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

Brave Mom shares tragic story of her son’s opiate addiction

Son's opiate addiction hits home for this mom Anthony his mother and little brother. My name is Gina DeMaria. My son Anthony was 16 years when he broke his femur riding in a motocross race. Anthony was a great athlete in baseball, wrestling as well as football. His father and I were divorced so [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:29+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments