drug addiction

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Mission

Drug and street term: Mission To better inform everyone, we had a roundtable discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Mission (v.) - a term used [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:08+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Four Drug Abuse Myths Busted

The stigma surrounding drug abuse and addiction are the direct cause of wide spread misinformation. This lack of understanding stems from both addicts and those who do not abuse drugs. The lack of knowledge on these subjects make it easy for  generalized instances to become the poster child of how drugs work. Drugs and abuse have a complication [...]

By | 2016-09-29T12:56:33+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Drug Trends|0 Comments

Why the City of East Liverpool releasing heroin overdose photo is wrong

This is the blurred version of the photo the City of Liverpool released. The following Op-Ed is by Dania Reynolds of Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF). I disagree with the City of East Liverpool's decision to release private photos of a heroin overdose involving a couple in a car with a baby in [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:21+00:00 September 21st, 2016|In the News|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

After other rehabs Inspirations treatment center saves teen

Former teen rehab client speaks to teens about his own recovery! Inspirations teen rehab have had a lot of success in helping teens successfully overcome their addiction. Scotty came to Inspirations after years of abusing drugs and had sought out treatment on multiple occasions from other drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers. "I've been to a lot [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:40+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Teen testimonial quotes|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

4 Myths about drug addiction

Drug abuse is a very complex behavioral pattern that is often misinterpreted by the public as well as the person with the addiction. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIH) "addiction is a brain disease." So if it is a disease why are drug addicts and alcoholics often treated as second class-citizens or even [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:22+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Ice

Drug Term: Ice To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. Today’s term is “Ice”. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Ice [is] noun - [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:05:56+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

My Disease a poem from a grateful former teen addict

This touching poem from a client of Inspirations for Youth and Families describes what it is like to have an addiction.This poem explains why this teen was using drugs and also about how they are  grateful to be clean. Told from the perspective of a former teen addict who is grateful for the chance to be someone better and [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:06:31+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Teen Blogs|0 Comments

Teen talks about his recovery from spice addiction

“I smoked all the time and drank heavily. I even got into smoking a lot of spice and abusing inhalants. I dropped out of school to keep doing drugs and I was also disappearing from my house for days at a time. Finally I sat down with my mom and we agreed that treatment was [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:08:00+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Teen testimonial quotes|0 Comments