mental illness

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

50% of the 20.2 million people who use had a mental illness

Among the 20.2 million people in the U.S. who experienced a substance use disorder, 50.5%—10.2 million people—had a co-occurring mental illness. Mental illness and drug abuse Inspirations for Youth and Families teen rehab uses the dual diagnosis system of treatment to help teens overcome their destructive drug abuse. This treatment addresses the mental illness teens may face such as [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:13+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Did you know May is mental illness awareness month?

What is Mental Illness Awareness Month? Mental Health America (MHA) and its wide network of affiliates across the states have dubbed May as the month to spread the awareness of mental health to millions of people. Since 1949, they have reached millions through the media, local events and screenings. Their system of awareness encourages organizations [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:15+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments