We remove the stigma around mental health and substance abuse issues and provide compassionate care that leads to self-awareness, confidence, and self-esteem.
Our comprehensive approach is a different kind of teen rehab and incorporates clinical, therapeutic, and holistic modalities to treat the individual teen and the whole family. Our core mission, as a teen treatment center, is to establish healthy communication and connection between teens and their families. We bring them from darkness to light.
Each teen attends multiple weekly sessions with the expert clinicians while psychiatrists make up his or her personal eight-member Treatment Team.
Our compassionate recovery program is rooted in the development of a strong sense of self-acceptance in addition to and self-worth. As a result this ensures a lifelong commitment to personal recovery and happiness.
Body Image Group
This therapeutic process group provides a gender-specific, safe, as well as a supportive environment for teens to express their concerns about body perceptions and external appearance.
We treat adolescents in the context of the entire family. Family members also participate in weekly therapy, recovery work, and monitored group activities on weekends.
Our approach to nutrition focuses on healthy lifestyle choices and eating habits. Furthermore, as part of our unconventional teen rehab programming, nutritionists and culinary staff educate residents about proper nutrition and create healthy meal plans with the kids.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) helps residents acknowledge the unhealthy behaviors they are using to cope with deeper underlying issues. Additionally, we develop ways to modify these behaviors.
We perform a thorough clinical assessment to determine each incoming resident’s specific needs and as a result, create an individualized treatment plan that encompasses a variety of therapeutic modalities.
Daily group therapy sessions allow residents to build healthy relationships, support one another, and discuss the healing process together.
In our psychoeducation groups, Newport Academy’s clinical professionals educate teens on how the brain works, so they can begin to positively change their thought processes and overall mental health.
Newport Academy’s licensed, highly qualified clinicians are especially trained in adolescent health and development. Our medical staff is also available to oversee residents 24 hours a day.
A gender-specific approach allows for greater comfort. As a result, teens experience deeper bonding within our teen treatment center group discussions and activities. Therefore, our model helps residents develop self-confidence without distraction.
Certified yoga instructors facilitate our Yoga Program. In addition, this includes up to six classes per week. Furthermore, all classes encourage self-reflection and awareness in a supportive group setting.
Equine Therapy supports the development of caring as well as nurturing behaviors. In addition, residents are physically and mentally required to be in the “here and now” as they work with our Equine-Assisted Therapists.
Healthy exercise is a fundamental part of our teen rehab treatment. Hence, teens learn basic fitness strategies and techniques that they can use as positive coping methods throughout their lives.
Teens learn to acknowledge and express their deep-rooted emotions through making and listening to music. In addition, teens spend time playing music together.
Adventure Therapy includes rock climbing, paddle boarding, surfing, hiking, ropes courses, and kayaking. While developing new skills, teens work through discomfort as they gain confidence and learn to have fun in recovery; a different kind of teen rehab.
Martial Arts Group
Martial Arts sessions provide opportunities to work through mental challenges via a physical outlet. In addition, this offers a new lens to help one understand and heal from mental health and addiction issues.
Our Executive Chefs, registered dieticians, and clinical nutritionists lead groups in culinary creativity and therefore teach self-care and self-sufficiency through nutrition.
We have found that the integration of community service and volunteer work
in our treatment programs. In conclusion, service is tremendously powerful in facilitating internal transformation.
Our Photography Arts instructors encourage teens to look at the world from a different perspective. Therefore, instructors give assignments that encourage them to find beauty in everyday life.
Residents participate in Art Therapy weekly. Therefore they explore the visual arts as a means to build confidence and find new, creative modes of expression.
Individualized pacing with specialized tutors allows our team the flexibility to provide extensive support. Therefore, this helps students prepare for AP, SAT, or ACT exams.
Our staff creates tailored instruction for each student. Hence, they are informed by a combination of neuro-psychoeducational test results, current transcripts, family/parent input, and input from the teen’s current school.
Each student receives an Individualized Academic Plan (IAP) aligned with age-appropriate state standards. In addition, this includes incorporating academic skills, neuro-psychoeducational testing, parental input, and personal recovery needs.
We provide neuropsychoeducational testing in the areas of academic achievement, as well as cognitive abilities, and social/emotional development.
Newport Academy teachers communicate weekly with families to provide updates on academic progress. Therefore, this ensures that each teen stays on track for success.
Every morning, our teens spend time setting goals, stating positive affirmations, and accessing spiritual connection. Hence, this starts the day from a foundation of calm and self-reflection.
Throughout the week, teens at Newport Academy perform an Inventory and Reflection exercise. Consequently, this is a productive exercise in the therapeutic healing process.
Church, Synagogue, Temple
We honor all religious affiliations and offer residents the opportunity to attend church, temple, or synagogue to maintain their spiritual practices while in treatment. Spiritual connection is especially beneficial for teens seeking meaning and purpose in their lives.
Accessing spiritual connection is an integral part of Newport Academy’s holistic treatment philosophy. Meditation modalities also sustain our teens’ commitment to healing and recovery. Beginning a therapy session with meditation can also help adolescents participate with greater intent, comfort, and ease.