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...

What parents should know about teens and social media

Inspirations for Youth and Families owner Karen Corcoran-Walsh sat down with teenage blogger to gain her insight on back to school anxiety, peer pressure and also what parents should know about teens and social media. Being “popular” or “cool” still feels like it...

Social Networking Websites Linked To Teenage Substance Abuse

Columbia University’s Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) recently published a study that showed a positive correlation between drug use and the heavy use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. In their study, 70% of children aged 12 to 17...