Drug and street terms you may want to know: Getting Lifted

Drug and street term: Getting Lifted 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. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Getting Lifted (v.) - [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:34+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Top 10 Drugs Teen’s Abuse

Throughout the nation high school seniors are celebrating their graduations over the next few weeks. But what should be a joyous occasion can quickly turn into a nightmare for a teen and family if drug or alcohol use spirals out of control - as it often does during high school graduation. In a freshly minted [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:33+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Drug Trends|0 Comments

E-cigarettes and what dangerous drugs teens are putting in them

Ecigarette vaping devices are being used as a vehicle to vape dangerous drugs Karen Corcoran-Walsh, owner and founder of Inspirations for Youth and Families - a premier teen drug and alcohol addiction treatment center - returned to the Ask Dr. Nandi national day-time television show. She was previously a guest on the up and coming [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:54:27+00:00 March 29th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

A non drug user’s perspective on drug addiction

A different view on drug addiction By Guest Blogger Deborah Devillers I have done a lot of research about drug addiction especially among the youth. I learned that lots of teens do drugs as a result of many external factors such as the stress, pressure, and insecurities that are part of being a teen and [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:09+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Guest Blogs|0 Comments

Preparing when your teen returns from drug rehab

Preparing your teen to return from drug rehab Parent's checklist for teen returning from drug rehab Seven things parents should prepare for before their teen returns from drug rehab Listen to the Podcast below By Dr. James Hughes, CEO of Inspirations for Youth and Families Teen Rehab 1. Attend Out-Patient Therapy - Parents [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:53+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Message from our CEO|0 Comments

Inspirations Karen Corcoran-Walsh featured in flakka documentary

Karen Corcoran-Walsh will offer her knowledge in documentary on flakka Karen Corcoran-Walsh, owner of Inspirations for Youth and Families teen rehab and the Cove Center for Recovery adult drug treatment center was interviewed recently by A Plus Pictures, for a documentary on flakka, to be aired on either Netflix, HBO, MTV, or Lionsgate Films. One [...]

By | 2017-07-06T10:33:40+00:00 January 18th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

A Message from the CEO at Teen Drug Treatment Center

How to know when your teen or loved one has a drug addiction or alcohol problem One of the many hats I wear as the CEO of Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) teen rehab as well as the Cove Center for Recovery adult drug rehab is the performance of interventions for teens and also [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:58:44+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Message from our CEO|0 Comments

Avoiding teen drug abuse relapse begins after rehab

By Cody D – A teen blogger at Inspirations for Youth and Families, writing about how to avoid a teen drug abuse relapse Withstanding temptation at a licensed residential addiction recovery center is a daunting challenge that can be properly handled thanks to the help and support of a dedicated and professional medical and psychological [...]

By | 2017-07-14T14:51:15+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Teen Blogs|0 Comments

Drugs and your Brain

The Brain Your brain is the most complex computer ever created. It is responsible for directing your entire life from regulating your moods to coordinating your natural body functions (like breathing and blinking). Our brains perform any number of tasks each and every second with each part of the brain designed to performing specific functions. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:11:57+00:00 June 25th, 2014|Addiction|0 Comments

Drug Abuse and Homelessness in the USA

  There are nearly two million homeless people in the USA. Many of these people became homeless due to a bad economy, among many other factors. Of these two million people, 36% are families with children. Unfortunately, some people still view the homeless as a stereotype – the filthy, drunk old man begging for change [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:18:22+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Addiction|Comments Off on Drug Abuse and Homelessness in the USA