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How Stimulants Can Harm Your Health

Teen Vogue features Newport Academy’s Heather Senior Monroe, LCSW, on the dangers of stimulants. Taking pills might seem most prominent in party culture, but it isn’t happening just at raves or concerts; it’s taking place in classrooms and libraries, too. According to a 2015 review by researchers at the University of South Carolina, one in six college students misuse prescription stimulants, such as Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse.
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Industry Leader Saving Lives

Fox News features Newport Academy as an industry leader, and highlights the Newport Academy Adventure Therapy program. As a child, Sierra was depressed and anxious. She began self-harming in eighth grade, before turning to binge drinking, abusing Xanax in high school, and eventually becoming suicidal. Then she came to Newport Academy.
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How to Find the Best Treatment

Jamison Monroe Jr. shares wisdom on how to find the best mental health treatment. The first thing that parents seeking treatment for their children need to know: You are not alone. Our country is experiencing an adolescent mental health crisis. The time for truly comprehensive care for teenagers has never been more critical to society than it is now.
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Growing Food Is Part of the Program

Newport Academy experts offer a look at our Horticulture and Culinary Therapy programs. The therapeutic benefits of horticulture aren’t just about eating healthier food. Therapy at Newport Academy includes learning to think about the future in positive terms, and nurturing growth in our gardens supports that new worldview.
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7 Signs Your Body Needs to Chill

Jamison Monroe Jr. shares tips on how to unwind. If you think you can burn the candle at both ends and outsmart your body, you're wrong. The body and mind can only handle so much before they start to show signs of wear and tear.
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