teen addiction

Meet the Moms behind their Teens Addiction Recovery

A few of our featured Inspirational mothers. For Mother's Day Inspirations for Youth and Families is taking a moment to thank and celebrate the following moms who played an instrumental part in their teen's recovery. Sending your teen away to rehab is a hard choice but these mothers took a huge leap to get [...]

By | 2017-05-12T15:27:39+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Stories of Recovery|0 Comments

The relationship between teen addiction and eating disorders

"Half of all people with eating disorders also abuse drugs or alcohol." -National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Teen addiction and eating disorders often occur together. Half of all people with eating disorders also abuse drugs or alcohol, according to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. This interchangeable relationship begins when one disorder replaces [...]

By | 2017-05-02T10:07:30+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Addiction|0 Comments

5 Parenting tips you need to use now

Being a parent is a tough job that requires lots of patience and the ability to adapt. As your child grows you will need to adjust your parenting to find what works best to ensure they grow up happy and healthy. This is especially true if your teen is abusing drugs and alcohol. These are 5 [...]

By | 2017-02-07T14:09:12+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

What to do when substance abuse surfaces in your family

Addiction is a nefarious disease that once it has taken root it becomes extremely hard to remove. Whether it is the heroin epidemic or alcohol abuse as a nation we have a problem. The end result is families are left confused on what to do when addiction rears its ugly head in the household. There are many [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:16+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

So your teen has a drug addiction now what?

One of your worst nightmares is now a reality - your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Most parents in this situation often find themselves at a loss and unsure of what to do next. There are many ways to handle your child’s drug addiction. Here are the best ways to handle your teen’s [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:59+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

Youth in drug rehab shares his compelling goodbye letter to drugs

  If you think you have heard it all about teen drug addiction recovery how about a good riddance letter from our teen addressed to his drug addiction. As a part of our latest drug rehab educational writing course our teachers got a little creative. In this assignment teens were to imagine their addiction as a person and write [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:47+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Teen Blogs, Teen testimonial quotes|0 Comments

5 steps for self-forgiveness during teen addiction recovery

Once recovery begins a former teen suffering from drug addict can see and think clearly about the life and the choices that she or he has made. Many begin to experience guilt as they recall their poor decision making. But, surprisingly, guilt is a healthy emotion and can be very useful for teen addiction recovery. This [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:05+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

81% of high school seniors say marijuana is easy to get

81% of high school seniors say marijuana is easy to get. Teen Marijuana Addiction Marijuana is one of the most widely abused illicit drugs by teens. Many are under the impression that it is not harmful and often fall prey to addiction. This drug goes by many names like pot, weed, and kush. This drug is both [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:53+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Skin popping

Drug and street term: Skin popping 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. Skin popping (v) (skin [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:43+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Basketball legend Doctor Dribble speaks to Inspirations Youth

Doctor Dribble outside Inspirations Treatment Center This week Inspirations Youth invited Darren Weissman also known as Doctor Dribble to speak with our teens. His speech touched on various topics but none more important than understanding that life is filled with challenges and mistakes, however; we have the ability to move past them. "If [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:45+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Guest Speakers|0 Comments