substance abuse

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

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Golden Dragon

Drug and street term: Golden Dragon 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. Golden Dragon (n.) - Another [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:48:57+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|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

Depressed parents increase risk of teen substance abuse

Image courtesy of the Morgue Files There is a great deal of research documenting that the children and teens of depressed parents are at high risk for depression and teen substance abuse along with other anti-social activities. Researchers expect that teens of mothers who were currently depressed would be most likely to engage [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:08:50+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Parenting|0 Comments