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Referring a Client to Newport

At Newport Academy, we honor our partnerships with referring professionals. We recognize that this relationship is vital in supporting teens and families to find sustainable healing from mental health and behavioral issues while strengthening parent-child connections. Whether you are a physician, a school professional, an employer, or any mental healthcare provider, it is our privilege to support you as well as the clients and families you refer to us.

Why Refer to Newport?

We know you have many options when considering where to refer your clients. When we invite you to refer to us, it’s because we truly believe that Newport provides the most effective, compassionate, and clinically sound treatment available. Our approach heals the underlying trauma and attachment wounds that catalyze mental health and co-occurring disorders, leading to sustainable, long-term recovery. 

When you refer to Newport, you’re referring to a program that prioritizes ongoing communication with you throughout the client’s journey. Our residential and outpatient programs support every aspect of a teen’s well-being, through a combination of clinical, experiential, and academic modalities. You can feel confident that the clients you refer to us are receiving the highest-quality residential or outpatient care—provided by an integrated team of medical and behavioral health experts who are truly passionate about making a positive difference in young people’s lives. 

Our Relationship with You

Our team works hand in hand with behavioral health professionals so that teens and their families who come to us experience an easy and supported process. You’ll become a valued member of the treatment team that surrounds each teen and family with a full spectrum of care—whether they’re struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, or another mental health diagnosis. 

Ongoing Communication

We hold the highest standards for communication with our referring professionals. You’ll receive ongoing updates while your client is with us (with an appropriate ROI on file) and you’ll serve as an instrumental part of their support system as they progress in treatment. 

Dedicated Representatives

Our national team of Clinical Outreach Specialists and our on-site Primary Therapists serve as primary points of contact for referring professionals, ensuring that you receive information about your client’s admissions process, progress during treatment, and discharge plan.  

Continuing Education & Connection

As part of our community, you also have access to continuing education courses and virtual and in-person networking events. You also connect with an integrated team of experienced and accredited behavioral health and psychiatric professionals who can serve as a resource for your practice, company, or organization. 

The Newport Academy Clinical Outreach Team is always available.

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Finding the Best Fit for Treatment—Wherever That May Be

We’ll help, no matter what. If you know a teen and family who need help, call us. If Newport Academy is not the right fit, we’ll find a partner or resource that is. Our mission is to empower teens and restore families—whatever it takes.

Questions? Contact Us

All calls are always confidential.

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  • Patient profiles and risk factors
  • How we achieved a 75% decrease in teen suicide risk and 50% decrease in depression
  • Key well-being increases in young adults—up to 5x greater
  • Survey results from patients, parents, and referents

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Learn More About Our Treatment

Newport’s clinical model addresses each individual’s needs and history, to uncover and treat the underlying reasons for self-destructive behaviors and achieve long-term, sustainable healing. 

Nationwide Locations

Our outpatient and residential teen treatment centers offer comfort and natural beauty to cultivate transformation and healing.

Our Approach to Care

Our comprehensive, integrated approach incorporates clinical, experiential, and academic modalities to support every aspect of teen’s well-being.

Family-Focused Treatment

We recognize that sustainable healing for teens involves treating the entire family, and family therapy is the foundation of our approach.

Testimonials from Referring Professionals

“Newport Academy’s unique treatment model is ideal for my teen clients, because it’s customized to fit the client’s needs. The Clinical Outreach team has always gone out of their way to be helpful throughout the treatment process.”

—Adolescent Therapist, MFA, MPS, ATR, LPC

“Newport Academy holds a crucial place in the treatment and recovery community for young people and their families. Their belief in the importance of unconditional love to create healing for teens and families is palpable and in action in the program.”

—Clinician, LCSW

“Placing adolescents and young adults in treatment is not an easy task. One of the most difficult parts is helping the family understand the process and helping them feel that a facility will be the best fit for their child. I can ALWAYS count on Newport Academy to put a family at ease and feel confident that they are making the right decision.”

—Owner, Thornbury Farm House recovery program, West Chester, Pennsylvania

“As an individual who works with patients and families, it’s often difficult to discern between programs that have the newest bells and whistles, from the ones that truly offer robust clinical services. Newport Academy has a family of clinicians that truly understand the intricate working pieces of offering outstanding treatment. The programming elasticity has the ability to meet a wide spectrum of disorders for patients, while maintaining individualized care.”

—Senior National Outreach Coordinator, Summit Behavioral Healthcare

FAQs for Referring Professionals

What kinds of disorders do you treat?

At Newport Academy, we treat adolescents who are seeking positive growth and recovery from teen mental health disorders and co-occurring issues, including:

  • Teen depression
  • Teen anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Parent-child attachment wounds
  • Teenage substance use disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Disordered eating
  • Suicidal thoughts and self-harm
  • Social anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Device management issues, such as social media addiction and gaming disorder

Who will be treating my client? Are there physicians and psychiatrists on staff?

Each client’s treatment team includes a psychiatrist, family therapist, individual therapist, academic teachers and tutors, counselors, medical experts such as doctors, nurses, and dieticians, and a continuing care planner dedicated to developing an after-care plan for your teen following treatment. In addition, clients in residential treatment are supported by Care Coordinators, Program Managers, and Residential Supervisors.

Who should I contact regarding my client who is in treatment?

Referring providers will be in communication with their client’s clinical team once a week at minimum, via email or phone depending on your preference. Referring providers are kept informed throughout their client’s treatment stay and are also involved in the discharge planning process. We value the insight and experience of referring providers and consider them an integral part of their client’s treatment team.

Do you accept insurance?

We work with most major insurance companies, including PPO, HMO, POS, and EPO plans to optimize access to care for teens and families. As a result, the highest quality healthcare treatment is accessible for your patients, and their out-of-pocket expenses are reduced.

Learn more about Newport Academy’s insurance coverage.

As a referent, who should I contact first?

The Newport Academy Outreach Team is always available. You can contact them at

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Accreditation, Licensing, & Affiliations

Our innovative approach to mental healthcare and dedication to client success has helped us achieve accreditation from The Joint Commission, exceed licensing standards of care, and nurture affiliations with the following: