teen alcohol abuse

In 2014, an estimated 679,000 adolescents age 12–17 abuse alcohol

In 2014, an estimated 679,000 adolescents age 12–17 abuse alcohol Teen Alcohol Abuse Teens who abuse alcohol have a very serious problem and must receive immediate help. To some, the occasional beer at family gatherings or at house parties may not seem like a big deal. However, early and continuous consumption of alcohol is a [...]

By | 2016-10-17T16:39:23+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Purp

Drug and street term: Purp 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. Purp (pur-puh) (n.) – a [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:17+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

What is a good age to talk to your child about alcohol abuse?

In honor and with the culmination of Alcohol Awareness month in April, Inspirations for Youth and Families decided to tackle the big question many parents torture themselves about - “What is a good age to talk to your child about alcohol abuse?"  While the subject of alcohol abuse is over shadowed by drug abuse, many [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:33+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

Did you know April is Alcohol Awareness Month?

What is Alcohol Awareness Month Every year since 1987 the month of April is used to raise awareness to teens and adults alike about alcoholism. These efforts are to increase public knowledge as well as understanding which in turn reduces the stigma. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)  focus is to also encourage [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:42+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Alcohol|0 Comments

5 Tips for staying drug and alcohol free on prom night

Prom is always set to be one of the most memorable nights of your high school life. It's the one night where for many rules do not apply. During prom season more than one-third of young adults under the age of 21 are killed in alcohol related fatalities. - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Although the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:54:09+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

How to stop enabling the addict in your life?

Being the parent, family member or even the friend of an addict is an overwhelming and emotional job. You hate to stand by and watch as a person you love self sabotages and destroy's themselves. Often times loved ones are caught between what role they should play and how to treat the addict in their life. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:55:55+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

39% of high school seniors reported drinking some alcohol

In the last month, 39% of high school seniors reported drinking some alcohol Teen Alcohol Abuse No matter the reason for abusing alcohol, teens are drinking more and more each year. Many teens are also getting behind the wheel in this impaired state. This abuse can easily turn to addiction and Inspirations for Youth and Families aims [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:07+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Inspirations for Youth Trend Report: Top 5 abused drugs in 2014

Inspirations for Youth and Families is one of the nations leading teen drug addiction treatment centers. Every year Inspirations for Youth and Families conducts a measurability study to identify teen drug trends and the most abused drugs by teens. This study is based on the clients of Inspirations. Their age, gender, and types of substances [...]

By | 2017-01-27T11:45:57+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Drug Trends|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Buzzed

Street Term: Buzzed 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. Today’s term is “Buzzed”. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Buzzed (v)- Being [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:56+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

By the 8th grade, 28% of teens have consumed alcohol

Teen Alcohol Statistics By the 8th grade, 28% of teens have consumed alcohol. Your teen’s alcohol addiction might start with a beer taken from the refrigerator when no one is home. It might start with liquor at an unsupervised party. It could start with peer pressure from friends. It doesn’t matter how the alcohol addiction began [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:00:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments