addiction treatment

Does Tough Love work in Teen Addiction Treatment?

Karen Corcoran Walsh panelist on Addiction 911 - Does Tough Love Work in Teen Addiction Treatment? Karen Corcoran Walsh was a featured panelist on the Addiction 911 Facebook Live show. Corcoran Walsh appeared on the episode Tough Love: Does it Really Help the Addict? The addiction treatment center owner joined other top addiction professional panelists to answer questions [...]

By | 2017-07-30T18:07:05+00:00 July 30th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Karen Corcoran-Walsh Addiction Expert opens Moments of Change

Karen Corcoran-Walsh Addiction Expert introduces key-note speaker at Moments of Change 2016 The Business of the Recovery Business Karen Corcoran-Walsh, addiction expert, opened  2016 Moments of Change, the premiere dual-diagnosis addiction treatment conference at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach Florida, September 26, 2016. Corcoran Walsh is the owner and founder of Inspirations for Youth and [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:06+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mother spends over 60 hours researching teen rehab to find Inspirations

Elliot is one of our most memorable teens at Inspirations teen rehab. During his time here staff recalled him to be helpful and always engaging in our sober fun activities. Elliot came to Inspirations as a teen struggling with marijuana abuse. He took his time opening up to our program but once he did he [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:56+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Testimonial quotes from parents|0 Comments

Only 1 in 10 of the 2.6 million addicts in the US receives treatment

Only 1 in 10 of the 2.6 million addicts in the US receives the treatment they need. Teen Addicts More and more teens today are falling prey to drug and alcohol abuse. The number of teen addicts growing everyday is staggering. The time to help our youth is now. Drug and alcohol addiction is a must to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:20+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Art therapy and mental illness awareness month

Depression by Kristen In honor of mental illness awareness month Inspirations for Youth and Families decided to have a art therapy based group session with our teens about the importance of mental health. As a dual diagnosis treatment center many of our clients also suffer from co-occurring mental illness disorders. Through this group session [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:51+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Teen Activites|0 Comments

Did you know it is National Prevention Week?

What is National Prevention Week? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is an agency within the U.S. that takes charge of the public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. One of their most leading campaigns is their annual National Prevention Week (NPW)! This week from May 15-21 is [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:02+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Everything you need to know about a drug overdose

What is a drug overdose from prescription medicine? A prescription or illicit drug overdose occurs when a person takes more than their prescribed amount of a certain drug or more than their body can withstand. This can be both intentionally or accidental. It can also occur due to combining more than one drug together. This [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:04+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Drug Rehab Center Paintball

Inspirations for Youth and Family Drug Rehab Center plays paintball We recently took the Inspirations for Youth and Family teen girls to Extreme Paintball and now it was the teen boys turn. It was an eventful day for the boys as the played four games and learned how to work as a team, take instruction, [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:55:36+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Recreational Therapy|0 Comments

Dual Diagnosis in addiction treatment centers

The term dual diagnosis has been thrown around a lot in the addiction treatment world however, very few know what the term means. If you are researching treatment for yourself or a loved one then chances are you have came across this term. What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis treatment is needed when someone is suffering [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:03+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments

IYF Boston Office adopts and implements MA SBIRT Model

Why is SBIRT Important? Talking about Alcohol and Substance Use can be uncomfortable. Yes, it’s true; at least 38 million adults in the US drink too much. What’s does too much look like? Drinking too much entails: For MEN, “binge drinking” is 5 or more drinks consumed on 1 occasion (within 2 – 3 hours). [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:40+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments