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Inspirations for Youth and Families now Joint Commission Gold Seal Accreditted

Joint Commission Gold Seal

Media Contact: Scott Brand
(954) 376-4831 ext.506

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 12, 2016Inspirations for Youth and Families (IYF) teen substance abuse and mental health treatment center has officially earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Healthcare Accreditation. IYF attained the distinction by exceeding behavioral healthcare performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval symbolizes quality and effective care that reflects an organization’s dedication to providing the most efficient and safe services possible.

Joint Commission Gold Seal

IYF underwent a rigorous onsite survey during the review process. At this juncture a Joint Commission expert surveyor evaluated IYF’s compliance applying a set of standards that focus on the integration and coordination of person-centered health care as a benchmark.

“We are elated to receive the coveted Behavioral Health Home Certification from the Joint Commission – the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation,” said Karen Corcoran-Walsh, founder and owner of IYF.

Corcoran-Walsh added: “By attaining this certification, we have demonstrated our firm commitment to the highest level of quality and safety consistent with The Joint Commission’s national, consensus-based standards of care. It is a mark of distinction that proves we are operating within an established standard to better meet the needs of the people we serve at our behavioral health facility.”

About the Joint Commission

The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation program, established in 1969, accredits over 2,100 different organizations. Accredited groups provide treatment and services within a variety of settings for individuals who suffer from mental health issues, addictions, and eating disorders.

About Inspirations for Youth and Families

Inspirations for Youth and Families is the premier substance abuse and mental health teen treatment center in the nation. IYF treats teens through a futuristic, unique, and real-world approach. Besides individual, group, and family therapy, IYF teens go everyday on sober fun trips like deep water fishing, Major League Baseball games, and the beach to learn life-skills and how to have fun without using drugs or consuming alcohol. IYF also has an On-line Educational Academy associated with Florida Virtual Schools for its teens to continue their school work. All while receiving world-class drug and alcohol addiction and mental behavioral therapy. For more information contact Inspirations for Youth and Families at (888) 757-6237 FREE or visit their web site

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