Heroin

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Jab

Drug and street term: Jab 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. Jab (n.) - a drug term [...]

By | 2017-01-06T08:49:58+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

80% of people who use heroin report first misusing prescription opioids

80 percent of people who use heroin report having first misused prescription opioids. Prescription opioids, heroin and teen drug abuse Heroin is a highly addictive mind-altering substance. It is also classified as an opioid drug. Opioids are drugs that are chemically similar to endorphins, which the body naturally makes to relieve pain. Some of the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:05+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Teen Heroin Abuse Investigative Report

Teen Heroin Abuse is everywhere says Teen in Rehab Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) interviewed Brittany - one of the teens at our adolescent drug and alcohol rehab. The interview is part of our new series "Teen Heroin Addiction Diaries." The subject of the discussion was teen heroin abuse. Heroin is a topic Brittany regrettably knows a lot about and [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:12+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Police releasing Heroin overdose pics smart move

The following Op-Ed is by Scott Brand of Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF). I agree with the Ohio Police Department's decision to release private photos of a heroin overdose involving a couple in a car with a baby in the backseat. You can also read the opposing view by Dania Reynolds, a popular blogger for IYF. Why the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:19+00:00 September 21st, 2016|In the News|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

In 2011, the average heroin addict spent about $10,000 on the drug

In 2011, the average heroin addict spent about $10,000 on the drug Heroin Addiction If you or someone you love is a heroin addict this is not a matter to be taken lightly. Also, as a member of the opiate family heroin is extremely addict and has very lethal consequences. Additionally, in its natural form heroin is [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:38+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Inspirations Teen Rehab returns to Ask Dr. Nandi TV Show

Inspirations and Cove Behind the scenes filming national health show Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) teen rehab and the Cove Center for Recovery were invited on Ask Dr. Nandi, a popular daytime health, lifestyle show which is aired in 80 countries. Karen Corcoran-Walsh, owner of both IYF and the Cove was the featured guest [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:00:53+00:00 September 25th, 2015|In the News|0 Comments

Inspirations teen drug addiction chronicles

Teen with 7 drug addictions reveals life on the street Inspirations Teen drug addiction chronicles is an on-going series based on real-life teen stories of our clients about drug and alcohol abuse. In this edition, Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) interviewed a teen about his experience with teen drug abuse and how he existed on [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:07:50+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Teen Chronicles|0 Comments

5 Alarming Teen Drug Abuse Facts (Infographic)

If you think you are up-to-date on the teen drug epidemic, here is some more fuel to the fire in the form of an Infographic brought to you by Inspirations for Youth and Families, a leading national teen rehab. Alarming teen drug facts

By | 2017-01-03T15:18:27+00:00 January 3rd, 2014|Addiction, Drug Trends|Comments Off on 5 Alarming Teen Drug Abuse Facts (Infographic)

Increase in Heroin Abuse

          Heroin is an opioid derived from the opium poppy plant, which has been used for thousands of years. The discovery of morphine, codeine, and heroin from the opium plant has helped millions of people dealing with debilitating pain. However, these drugs have been abused for nearly as long as they've been around.  [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:20:51+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Drug Trends|Comments Off on Increase in Heroin Abuse