marijuana addiction

5 Frequent questions teens have about drugs and alcohol

This blog is to share with your teens to educate them about drugs and alcohol. Remember the best prevention is education. Inspirations for Youth and Families not only works with teens to overcome their abuse of drugs and alcohol we educate them. Many of our teens admit to using a drug without fully understanding the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:33+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Teen calls Marijuana Habit Forming on WBZ CBS News

Elliott Italiano, a former client of Inspirations for Youth and Families teen rehab, was featured in a WBZ CBS Boston television news segment: "Marijuana Addiction Uncommon But Real, Experts Say." Italiano, a 17-year-old from Jamestown, Rhode Island represents one of the many teens who come to Inspirations with a drug addiction and not only leave [...]

By | 2017-07-10T15:57:13+00:00 June 17th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

Is marijuana withdrawal real?

Within the last few years marijuana has been one of the most debated topics. Whether it should be legal or not. One topic that has been virtually ignored is if marijuana has withdrawal effects. What is withdrawal? Withdrawal is a group of signs and symptoms that result from the abrupt end to the using of a [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:59+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

More high school seniors use marijuana than cigarettes

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics In 2013, more high school seniors regularly used marijuana than cigarettes as 22.7% smoked pot in the last month. Like any drug marijuana can have serious effects on the developing mind. One of the most crucial ingredients found in pot is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol also known as THC. When smoked this ingredient attaches itself [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:58:35+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Drug addiction treatment helped me to find myself again

Katherine found yoga uplifting during her drug addiction treatment Inspirations Addiction Treatment At Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) we strive to treat teens suffering from drug addiction and other mental health issues. The profession calls this dual diagnosis. Our clients often report that since undergoing IYF's individualistic approach to drug addiction treatment, they have found a [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:06:54+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Testimonials|0 Comments

Teen in rehab shares why teens gravitate to drugs?

This blog was written by Hunter D, a teen in rehab at Inspirations for Youth and Families who has received drug addiction treatment. Hunter wrote a brief blog explaining why he and other teens gravitate towards drugs. Image source: Teens may also start using to fit in, thinking it makes them popular [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:07:21+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Teen Blogs|0 Comments