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3 Popular Influences of Teen Drug Abuse

The teenage years are usually a time when teens are finding themselves and learning about their place in society.  While transitioning to adulthood can be exciting, there are hidden dangers that can negatively influence your child’s future. Teen drug abuse can begin...

Teen Graduates High School in Rehab

“When I was using drugs, I wasn’t using my full potential,” Madison said. “Now that I’m sober, I can focus and get my life back on track.” During most teens’ senior year of high school, they are working towards obtaining their diploma and applying to college. As a...

Recovering Teen Addict Finds Key to Sobriety at Teen Rehab

“I believe that I have the key to sobriety now,” Kage, an Inspirations teen, said. “I just need to put it in action.” After receiving treatment at two different teen rehabs, Kage finally began to turn his life around at Inspirations For Youth. He expressed that the...

How to Help Your Teen Stay Sober during the Holidays

The holidays are usually a joyful time of fellowship and bonding with family and loved ones. But for recovering teen addicts, the holidays may bring up unpleasant memories and opportunities to reconnect with bad influences. If your recovering teen is showing signs of...

Chicago Teen Reclaims Life at Inspirations Teen Drug Rehab

"It's the most friendly environment to get treatment in," Jane, an Inspirations teen, said. “Everyone’s so loving and supportive here.” Following a near-death drug overdose, the 17-year-old begged her parents for help. While at Inspirations For Youth, she reclaimed...

Teen shares 3 ways to improve parent-teen relationships

As teens grow and seek independence, many teens and parents may struggle to get along with one another. This can lead to adolescent drug use, acting out and violence at home. Luckily, there are three ways to prevent this. These ways are better communication, more...

Inspirations Teens enjoy Halloween art therapy program

Days before Halloween approached, Inspirations teens took part in a festive art therapy activity. The teens carved and painted their own pumpkin. Some pumpkins were colorful, while others were spooky.  Each teen was excited about how their scary pumpkins turned out....

Educating Youth On Substance Abuse Before Addiction

If you’re struggling on how to talk to your teen about substance abuse don't fret. You’re not alone. A federal report in 2016 estimates that one in seven Americans will face a substance addiction disorder in their lifetime. Furthermore, this study also indicates an...

The Cold Hard Facts about Drug Addiction Recovery

The teens at Inspirations for Youth and Families discovered the cold hard facts about drug addiction recovery from national recovery advocate Jordan Meyers. Inspirations' teens learned valuable lessons from Jordan who recounted his past drug abuse history. Jordan's...