coping skills

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

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

Teens in rehab learn coping skills from Tai Chi expert

Tai Chi expert in recovery teaches coping skills to teens in rehab Mike demonstrating proper Tai Chi form with a IYF teen. This past week our teens in rehab were taught a few coping skills by our community Tai Chi Master, Mike Kaplan. This exercise served to teach our teenage boys how to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:34+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Teen Activites|0 Comments

Teen Drug Rehab well prepared for Hurricane Matthew

Inspirations Teen Drug Rehab rose to the occasion in preparing for Monster Storm Even before Hurricane Matthew impacted Inspirations for Youth and Families adolescent drug rehab, both the teens and staff were already well on their way to being prepared for what was being billed as the worst storm to hit the Atlantic since Katrina and [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:01+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Behind the scene|0 Comments

Teen Anxiety 6 quick and easy ways to cope

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association for America, Anxiety will effect one in eight children as they grow into adults. More and more teens are being diagnosed with mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. To help those who are struggling to cope Inspirations has created a list of easy and quick ways teens [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:36+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments

Adolescent drug rehab hosts Inspirations got talent show

  SUBSCRIBE NOW! Adolescent drug rehab Inspirations for Youth and Families hosted its bi-annual talent show and this one was truly a show for the ages! Inspirations Got Talent was created to help foster self esteem within our teens. For weeks they practice a particular talent and then show them off to fellow clients and Inspirations [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:49+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Teen Activites|0 Comments

Teen girls in rehab share their favorite coping skills

Coping skills are methods a person uses to deal with overwhelming and stressful situations or emotions. These skills like any other require practice to develop, but will become easier overtime. There are many forms of coping skills that can be used to help with an array of mental health disorders like anxiety and depression. Inspirations [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:31+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Teen Blogs|0 Comments

Teens in drug addiction recovery share coping skills

According to Sydney Youngerman-Cole, RN, BSN, RNC and Katy E. Magee, MA, "Many mental health problems begin when physical stress or emotional stress triggers chemical changes in your brain. The goal of treatment and prevention is to reduce stress and restore normal chemical processes in your brian." Coping skills are methods a person uses to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:08:05+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Teentherapy|0 Comments