teen substance abuse

How To Maintain A Drug Free School

As the drug crisis continues to take thousands of lives each month, school officials must ensure that it does not affect their students. It is vital that guidance counselors and principals protect their students from the life-threatening dangers of drug abuse. The two best ways to maintain a drug free school environment is by identifying [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:11:58+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Highschool|0 Comments

Parents need to know the warning signs of teen drug abuse

Now that school is starting soon, are you sure your teen has not experimented with drugs? Or worse yet, has he or she developed a full-fledged drug addiction? If your child has exhibited any of the following warning signs of teen drug abuse, there is a chance that he or she may have a drug [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:15:55+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

The Power of Recreational Therapy in Drug Addiction Treatment

  Teens learn the importance of drug-free fun while at Inspirations. Are activities like going to the beach, horse back riding or attending music concerts really useful during drug addiction treatment? Are there actual benefits of recreational therapy in drug addiction treatment? “Recreational therapy is extremely important because it teaches our youth that they [...]

By | 2017-07-20T16:28:41+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Recreational Therapy|0 Comments

Popular addiction author recognizes Inspirations Teen Rehab

Author N.K. Wilson shares why she thinks Inspirations is so great "If my family and myself had this kind of support when I was 15, 10 years of pain and destruction could have been avoided. Well done Inspirations for all your hard work." - N.K. Wilson, published author N.K. Wilson is a popular addiction author who [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:48:59+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Testimonial Quotes|0 Comments

The real effects of drug abuse on teens

Unfortunately the youth of today often experiment with a variety of substances. This continuous drug abuse eventually leads to drug dependence or addiction. The teenage drug culture is growing rapidly with the most abused drugs being marijuana, vicodin, amphetamines and cough medicine. We all know drugs can seriously affect a teen’s health however there are [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:51:55+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Teen Health|0 Comments

Inspirations teens try aromatherapy as an alternative treatment

Shannon creating her lotion using lavender, sweet orange and rosemary oil. Our teens at Inspirations for Youth and Families recently got the chance to try their hand at aromatherapy as an alternative treatment. Essentials oils were the very first form of medicine used to cure a wide range of ailments. Modern medicine is the [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:11+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Teen Activites|0 Comments

Mother of Inspirations teen vouches for out-of-state drug rehab

Sue, Scotty's mother Sue is the mother to our most recent Inspirations drug rehab testimonial teen Scotty Roberston. Scotty came to Inspirations in seek of treatment to defeat his addiction and start living a more healthy and sober life. The choice to send her teen to an out-of-state drug rehab was a difficult but necessary [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:13+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Testimonial quotes from parents|0 Comments

Inspirations proudly supports the Broward Police Benevolent Association

Inspirations for Youth and Families is a proud sponsor and supporter of the Broward County Police Benevolent Association. The Broward County Police Benevolent Association (BCPBA) is an association to promote professionalism among law enforcement. They strive to also protect the rights and privileges of individual employees, deputies, sworn law enforcement officers or civilian employees. BCPBA [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:56:48+00:00 January 28th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

Why outpatient services may not be a good first choice for addiction?

For parents seeking addiction treatment for their teens outpatient services may not be your immediate answer. Treating addiction is a serious matter that needs their undivided attention and determination. If you are looking to end your teen's addiction the best step would be to find an in-patient or residential treatment center. What is outpatient care? Outpatient care [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:57:11+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

What you need to know about the online teen drug culture

Whether or not we would like to admit it the truth is that the media plays a huge role in our perception on how life should be. With the rapid growth of social media and the youth’s need to connect with others being met almost instantaneously, the media's messages can have a great impact on [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:00:01+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Parents and Teens|0 Comments