Resources

In alignment with our mission to empower teens and restore families, we've compiled a robust library to inform, educate, and inspire our greater community to connect and live a healthy, happier lifestyle.

Newport Academy Resources Alumni Facing Addiction Washington DC
Alumni

Unite to Break the Silence of Addiction

This weekend in Washington DC, something historic happens. Thousands of individuals and hundreds of organizations will come together to face addiction and stand up for recovery. The Unite To Face Addiction rally, a free event on the National Mall this Sunday, October 4, represents a powerful joining of forces toward the pursuit of a common […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources Families Seek Therapy
Restoring Families

Family Therapy Creates Connection

Family therapy has become an important part of our culture. It is fairly common for families to have disagreements and challenging communication. In many cases, disputes between spouses, fights between parents and children, and arguments between siblings can be resolved over a period of time by talking and coming to a mutual agreement. But other […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Teen Drug Treatment Parents Prepare Child For Rehab
Restoring Families

Preparing For Teen Treatment: It’s Not a Punishment

Teens need assistance dealing with challenges in a manner that makes them feel safe. Teen treatment will help your child face family, peers, finding a job, and choosing a college from a place of health and vitality. A teen-focused treatment stay will also help your teenager learn how to handle their emotions and the constantly […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Health Well-Being Reckless Behavior
Empowering Teens

Speaking with Teens About Reckless Behavior

There is one pertinent medical fact that should be taken into consideration when talking to teens about reckless behavior. According to the experts, the adolescent brain is not fully developed. In fact, the human brain does not complete its development until well into a person’s 20s. The average age differs between boys and girls, but […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Mental Health Treatment
Treatment

Teen Mental Health Treatment

During adolescence, hormones and social pressures collide and many teens act out in a variety of troubling ways. Teens might become moody, angry and secretive, and they may suddenly demand extra sleep. As parents of teens know, these changes seem to appear overnight, and they can dissipate just as quickly. For some teens, however, the […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Shocking Stats Teen Drinking Epidemic
Substance Abuse

Shocking Stats on the Teen Drinking Epidemic

The teenage years are often marked by risky behaviors and feelings of invincibility, two characteristics that tend to create a sense of unease in parents of adolescents. Though these risky behaviors take a number of different forms, one of the most common is binge drinking, which is defined by the National Institute on Alcoholism and […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Depression American Teens Drug Abuse
Mental Health

Depression in American Teenagers: Facts and Solutions

Depression and American teenagers seem to go hand in hand. Today’s youth face many challenges at school and at home. Peer pressure and overall academic success can be overwhelming in the classroom, and family troubles can plague students in and out of the home, causing worry and stress. Adolescents often do not have a way […]