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Teen Treatment Programs at Newport Academy

Newport Academy is a gender-specific, comprehensive treatment program for adolescents suffering from mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse issues. The program combines the key elements essential in effectively treating adolescent girls and boys with substance abuse and other mental health disorders. As compared with adults, adolescents have higher rates of dual diagnosis and developmental differences. Adolescent treatment needs can be challenging and often involves more comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approaches. At Newport Academy, we deliver a highly individualized, holistic approach to treatment where psychological, biological, spiritual, social and educational needs are continually assessed and revised throughout the treatment process.

Many key elements characterize the design and implementation of our adolescent substance abuse treatment program. The program is designed to address those elements defined by the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse as crucial and key in establishing effective, individualized, and comprehensive care for adolescent substance abuse treatment. These key elements include:

  1. Comprehensive screening assessments that includes psychiatric, psychological, medical, and social factors in the adolescent's life to best match them with an appropriate level of care and treatment.
  2. Comprehensive and integrated treatment approaches that address all aspects of the adolescent's life.
  3. Developmentally appropriate programming where activities and materials reflect the developmental differences between adults and adolescents.
  4. Licensed, qualified staff trained specifically in adolescent development, co-occurring mental health issues, substance abuse and addiction.
  5. Consistent family involvement that is mandatory in all aspects of treatment and recovery.
  6. A gender-specific treatment environment where the program can address the distinct needs of adolescent boys and girls in a safe, nurturing, gender-specific group and residential setting.
  7. Experiential therapies such as on-site Equine Therapy to keep the adolescents engaged, interested, and motivated in their treatment process.

Our program combines the key elements essential in effectively treating adolescents with underlying, unresolved issues. - Jamison Monroe, Jr. Founder

In addition, research suggests that lengthier treatment stays for adolescents correlate with better success rates. Understanding the clinical nature of adolescent treatment in the area of substance abuse and addiction, Newport Academy adheres to a minimum length stay of 45 days. The outcome of comprehensive screening assessments accomplished prior to admission and the ongoing clinical assessment during the adolescent's stay provide the clinical determination of the adolescent clinical needs and progress. It is in this clinical context that recommendations are made in relation to length of stay.

In summary, Newport Academy's individual, clinically comprehensive, compassionate programs are key in the development of a strong therapeutic alliance between the adolescent, physician, therapists, and other key staff members that help empower teens, restore families and help insure lifelong recovery.

Our Treatment Programs

Boys Residential Program

Boys Residential Program

The treatment program for teen boys at our residential center is crafted to remove the distractions that the opposite sex might create. While enrolled at the facility, your teen can learn to gain self-esteem, practice healthy behaviors and learn to express their emotions in a positive manner.

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Girls Residential Program

Girls Residential Program

Newport Academy's treatment facility for girls is a nurturing environment that fosters the sharing of personal experiences of addiction or trauma without the fear of being judged by their male counterparts.

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Residential Program Overview

Residential Program Overview

All of our treatment programs involve an initial assessment to determine any special needs your teen has that need to be addressed. Then we create a recovery plan based on a holistic approach with an emphasis on education.

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Gender Specific Treatment

Gender-specific Treatment

In the treatment of troubled and addict teens, a gender-specific approach is a great way to improve the success rate of a full recovery. This format allows your teen to feel more comfortable to participate, without distractions caused by the opposite genders.

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Family Program

Family Program

When a teen is in need of treatment for any issue, they will need support from their family to be successful. Weekly family therapy sessions are an important aspect of our recovery program at Newport Academy.

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Equine Assisted Therapy

Equine Assisted Therapy

If your teen doesn't respond well to traditional treatment methods, Equine Assisted Therapy has been shown to be an effective tool in the recovery process. Newport Academy offers this program on site.

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Day School at Newport Academy

Sober High School Orange County

At Newport Academy's Day School, your teen can thrive academically in a drug- and alcohol-free environment. We have a 1:3 staff-to-student ratio, teachers that are fully credentialed in California and curriculum that is accredited by the state.

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Outpatient Program

Outpatient Program

Our outpatient program features an evidence-based approach and is ideal for those just out of rehab who are in need of transitional and continuing care. We also provide an intensive rehabilitation program that requires a teen to attend treatment 4 days a week.

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group and individual therapy

Individual and Group Therapy

Residents are provided with at minimum of one session per week with their Primary Counselor and daily group therapies of varying formats. Topics can includes stress management, self-esteem, anger management, setting boundaries and more.

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Yoga Therapy

Yoga Program

Newport Academy's Yoga Therapy program for addicted or troubled teens is a wellness-based recovery approach. Class themes are based on optimism that encourages self-reflection, and classes promote a positive future outlook in a supportive group setting.

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weekend schedule

Weekend Schedule

View a typical schedule of weekend events to see what your son or daughter would experience while attending Newport Academy. Each hour of each day is planned, in order to maximize your teen's time in treatment.

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weekday schedule

Weekday Schedule

View an actual weekly schedule of events to see what your son or daughter would experience while enrolled in our residential program. Each day is accounted for, in order to maximize your teen's time in rehab.

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Nutritional Counseling

Teen Nutrition

Our nutrition program can help all teens enrolled in our residential centers but especially those who are suffering from an eating disorder such as anorexia or binge eating. We can educate your teen about proper nutrition and provide them with healthy meal plans.

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Intensive Family Program

Intensive Family Program

The Intensive Family Program is a treatment approach that relies on all family members to participate in their teen's rehabilitation process. It involves weekly counseling sessions, experiential therapies as well as other group activities.

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an emphasis on academics

Academics

While a teen is enrolled in the residential treatment program at Newport Academy, we place a great emphasis on their academic growth. Often we can work with a teen's school to help keep them on track and if not, we can provide you with several education options.

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