teen marijuana abuse

Teen shares how Inspirations drug treatment center shaped his future

Inspirations' Drug Treatment Center hold Career Days for Teens After taking part in a job exposition with Pathways 2 Work, Justin a teen at Inspirations Drug Treatment Center became motivated to shoot for his goal of a career in Psychology. So he plans to graduate from high school. And then attend a four-year university majoring in psychology. Helping [...]

By | 2017-05-05T08:54:19+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Testimonials|0 Comments

There were 700,993 marijuana arrests in 2014.

There were 700,993 marijuana arrests in 2014. Teen Marijuana Addiction Addiction no matter the substance often lead to arrests and even time spent in jail. In 2014 there were 700,993 marijuana arrests. If your teen is addicted to marijuana get them help before its too late. If your teen has let Marijuana control their life, [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:55:53+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Is marijuana withdrawal real?

Within the last few years marijuana has been one of the most debated topics. Whether it should be legal or not. One topic that has been virtually ignored is if marijuana has withdrawal effects. What is withdrawal? Withdrawal is a group of signs and symptoms that result from the abrupt end to the using of a [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:59+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Parenting|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: Endo

Drug Term and Street term: Endo 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. Endo [n.] - The [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:58:26+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

More high school seniors use marijuana than cigarettes

Teen Drug Abuse Statistics In 2013, more high school seniors regularly used marijuana than cigarettes as 22.7% smoked pot in the last month. Like any drug marijuana can have serious effects on the developing mind. One of the most crucial ingredients found in pot is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol also known as THC. When smoked this ingredient attaches itself [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:58:35+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

The real effects of marijuana on the teenage brain

Photo Credit to http://realitycheckworks.org/ While many are arguing the legality of marijuana one important part left out of this conversation would be how these choices will affect our teens. The effects of marijuana on an adult mind and a teenage mind differ drastically. As our youth are still developing it is important to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:59:58+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Teen Health|0 Comments

Teens in rehab react to The Other Side of Cannabis

With so many studies and research being done on the cannabis plant it is very hard to distinguish what is credible and what is not. There are a lot of conflicting opinions and misinformation that can influence our teens into using. A part of our program here at Inspirations for Youth and Families is to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:04:19+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Teen Health|0 Comments

Teen in rehab shares why teens gravitate to drugs?

This blog was written by Hunter D, a teen in rehab at Inspirations for Youth and Families who has received drug addiction treatment. Hunter wrote a brief blog explaining why he and other teens gravitate towards drugs. Image source: wisegeek.com Teens may also start using to fit in, thinking it makes them popular [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:07:21+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Teen Blogs|0 Comments

Teen talks about willingness to get addiction treatment

A majority of teens suffering from addiction rarely see the damages that using drugs have had on their health, relationships and future. The decision to receive addiction treatment often stems from the adult or guardian in charge making a conscious choice that their teens need professional help to overcome the hold addiction has had on [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:08:10+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Testimonials|0 Comments