Marijuana

The link between Social Media and Teen Drug Abuse

Teen Drug Abuse sometimes tied to Social Media Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) conducted an investigative report about the link between social media and teen drug abuse. We spoke with Gabriel and Alexis, who are teens at our addiction treatment center about their experiences on this subject. And we also had the rare opportunity to talk [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:36+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Drug Trends|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Papers

Drug and street term: Papers 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. Papers (n.) - Short for "rolling [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:45+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|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

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

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Fatty

Drug and street term: Fatty 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. Fatty (n.) (fat-ee) - A [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:55:33+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Endo

Drug Term and Street term: Endo 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. Endo [n.] - The [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:58:26+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

The real effects of marijuana on the teenage brain

Photo Credit to http://realitycheckworks.org/ While many are arguing the legality of marijuana one important part left out of this conversation would be how these choices will affect our teens. The effects of marijuana on an adult mind and a teenage mind differ drastically. As our youth are still developing it is important to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:58+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Teen Health|0 Comments

Returning to drug rehab is never easy

When a person in recovery relapses and needs to go back to drug rehab – it is an extremely difficult decision for him, her, or a family to make and a daunting challenge in one’s life – to say the least. But what happens if someone goes on a pleasure trip while in rehab. Sounds [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:00:46+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Clinical Corner|0 Comments

Teen Addiction Expert on the Ask Dr. Nandi TV Show

Inspirations for Youth and Families teen treatment center founder and teen addiction expert, Karen Corcoran-Walsh was featured on Ask Dr. Nandi - a nationally syndicated medical, lifestyle afternoon television show. Karen also appeared on Dr. Phil. The episode: "Teen Drug Abuse," covered the life of her former client Savannah Miller with her mom Anne Miller [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:10:05+00:00 February 18th, 2015|In the News|0 Comments