Slide Our Approach Our Approach We empower teens and restore families. We empower teens and restore families.

We remove the stigma around mental health treatment and substance abuse issues and provide compassionate care that leads to self-awareness, confidence, and self-esteem.

Our comprehensive approach offers a different kind of teen rehab and incorporates clinical, experiential, and academic modalities. We 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.


  • Individual Therapy

Each teen attends multiple weekly sessions with expert clinicians. In addition, psychiatrists are part of the personal Treatment Team.
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  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy

We use Attachment-Based Family Therapy to strengthen the emotionally protective, secure-based, parent-child relationship while promoting adolescent autonomy.

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

We use this evidence-based approach to alleviate distress from PTSD and traumatic memories. Hence, this adapts the way the brain processes information.

  • Family Therapy

We treat adolescents in the context of the entire family. Family members participate in weekly therapy, recovery work, and monitored group activities on weekends.
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  • Group Therapy Program

Daily group therapy sessions allow residents to build healthy relationships, support one another, and discuss the healing process together.

  • DBT-Informed Skills

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)–informed skills help residents modify the unhealthy behaviors they used to cope with deeper underlying issues.

  • Psychiatry

We perform a thorough clinical assessment to determine each incoming resident’s specific needs and create an individualized treatment plan that encompasses a variety of counseling and therapeutic modalities.

  • Gender Identity Preference

Clients’ preferred gender identity is honored with inclusivity, acceptance, and support within the treatment milieu, while related issues become the focus of individual and family therapy.

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) combines acceptance and mindfulness with commitment and behavior-change strategies to increase psychological flexibility.

  • Medical Care

Newport Academy’s licensed, highly qualified clinicians specialize in adolescent health and development. As a result, our medical staff is also available to oversee residents 24 hours a day.

  • Psychoeducation

In our psychoeducation groups, Newport Academy’s clinical professionals educate teens on how the brain works. Hence, this allows them to positively change thought processes.

  • Relational Trauma Repair

This interactive, experiential modality includes therapeutic exercises to help heal the impact of relational trauma and attachment wounds, through practicing skills for connection and bonding.

  • Nutrition

Our approach to nutrition focuses on healthy choices and eating habits. Furthermore, as part of our unique teen rehab approach, nutritionists and culinary staff educate clients about proper nutrition. In addition, the team creates healthy meal plans with the kids.
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  • Person-Centered or Humanistic Therapy

At Newport Academy, we engage teens with unconditional positive regard, compassion, and empathy. This allows kids to feel accepted and understand their feelings.

  • Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing helps clients find the internal motivation they need to make lifestyle and behavior changes to address mental and physical health challenges.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Our therapists use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to identify and modify thought and behavior patterns. Therefore, this creates shifts from the negative toward the positive.

  • Recovery Lifestyle

Our compassionate recovery program is rooted in the development of a strong sense of self-love and self-acceptance to ensure a lifelong commitment to personal recovery.
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  • Body Image Group

This therapeutic process group provides a gender-specific, safe, and supportive environment. Hence, teens can express their concerns about body perceptions and external appearance.

  • Device Management

We focus on helping teens to build a more balanced relationship with technology, whether that’s social media, gaming, or other types of device or screen use.

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  • Yoga

Yoga instructors facilitate our Yoga Program. In addition, this includes up to six classes per week. Furthermore, all classes teach awareness in a supportive group setting.
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  • Equine-Assisted Learning

Equine-Assisted Learning supports caring and nurturing behaviors. Additionally, clients are able to be in the present moment as they work with our Equine-Assisted Learning Experts.
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  • Fitness Activity

Healthy exercise is a fundamental part of our teen rehab treatment. Hence, teens learn basic fitness skills that they can use as positive coping methods throughout their lives.

  • Music

Teens learn to acknowledge and express their deep-rooted emotions as they make and listen to music. In addition, teens play music together.
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  • Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning includes rock climbing, paddle boarding, surfing, hiking, ropes courses, and kayaking. Therefore, while developing new skills, teens gain confidence and learn to have fun. We offer a different kind of teen rehab.
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  • Horticulture

Students build and tend gardens together. In addition, they bring plants to life through proper care. Consequently, horticulture and plants instill a sense of nurturing.
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  • Martial Arts Group

Martial Arts sessions provide opportunities to work through mental challenges via a physical outlet. Furthermore, this activity offers a new lens to help teens understand and heal from mental health issues.
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  • Culinary Arts

Our Executive Chefs, registered dieticians, and clinical nutritionists lead groups in culinary creativity and teach self-care and self-sufficiency through nutritionHence, they teach culinary creativity and self-care through nutrition.

  • Community Service

The integration of community service and volunteer work is powerful. This work facilitates change.

  • Art

Clients participate in Art group weekly. In addition, teens use visual arts to find new, creative modes of expression.


  • Individual Tutoring

Individualized pacing with specialized tutors allows our team to provide extensive support. Therefore, this helps students prepare for AP, SAT, or ACT exams.

  • Individual Instruction

Our staff creates tailored instruction for each student, informed by neuro-psychoeducational test results, transcripts, family/parent input, and input from school.
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  • Academic Planning

Each student receives an Individualized Academic Plan (IAP) in age-appropriate state standards. In addition, the (IAP) incorporates academic assessment, neuro-psychoeducational testing, parental input, and personal needs.

  • Educational Testing

We can arrange for neuro-psychoeducational testing in the areas of academic achievement, cognitive abilities, and social/emotional development.

  • Parent/Teacher Meetings

Newport Academy teachers communicate weekly with families. Hence, we provide updates on academic progress. Therefore, this ensures that each teen stays on track for success.


  • Mindfulness

Every morning, our teens set goals, state positive affirmations, and access spiritual connection. Consequently, this starts the day from a foundation of calm and self-reflection.

  • Reflection

Throughout the week, teens at Newport Academy perform an Inventory and Reflection exercise. Therefore, this is part of the therapeutic healing process.

  • Church, Synagogue, Temple

We honor all religious affiliations. Hence, our clients have the opportunity to attend church, temple, or synagogue to maintain their spiritual practices while in treatment. Spiritual connection is good for teens seeking purpose.

  • Meditation

Accessing spiritual connection is an integral part of Newport Academy’s holistic treatment philosophy. In addition, meditation modalities also sustain our teens’ commitment to healing and recovery. Therefore, when we begin a therapy session with meditation it helps adolescents participate with greater intent, comfort, and ease.
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What Conditions Does Rehab for Teenagers Encompass Today?

Teen Depression

It’s important to know how to identify symptoms of teenage depression. The signs can often be mistaken as a child simply behaving like a “typical” teen: moody, sullen, and/or emotionally volatile. Family circumstances, physical changes, and social pressure can all create challenges in a teen’s life that trigger depression.

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Teen Anxiety

It is hard for parents to see kids experiencing stress. Yet stress is a natural part of adolescence. However, when stress progresses into teen anxiety, it can be psychologically crippling. The Newport Academy treatment team empathizes, and applies decades of experience in treating teen anxiety. We help adolescents and families learn new skills and self-understanding to overcome the disorder.

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Teen Rehab

Deciding on the right teen rehab for a child is incredibly challenging. At Newport Academy’s rehab for teenagers, we do more than help teens stop using drugs and alcohol. We also treat the underlying issues. We recognize that substance abuse is a mental health issue, and we are here to address the root causes of self-destructive behaviors. This approach results in successful outcomes and sustainable recovery.

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Teen Mental Health

Teen mental health struggles are common. But finding mental health treatment for teens can be tough for any family. Moreover, entering teen treatment can be scary for both adolescents and their families. That’s why Newport Academy’s teen treatment for mental health begins with compassionate support, acceptance, and unconditional love.

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Teen Trauma

Teen trauma is difficult for any family. Every parent wants to protect their teenager and ensure their safety and happiness throughout life. Support for teens and families is essential for healing teen trauma and moving forward. At Newport Academy, we understand how impactful teen trauma can be, and we are here to help.

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Teen Substance Abuse

Teen substance abuse affects many families. No one is immune from the negative impact of alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit substances. Early detection and treatment through rehab for teenagers and teen substance abuse treatment are key to successful recovery and sustainable sobriety over the long term.

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Teen Eating Disorders

Teen eating disorders can be life-threatening for adolescents. In fact, experts consider eating disorders the deadliest of all mental health conditions. As many as 10 in 100 young women suffer from an eating disorder. When it comes to teen eating disorders, professional treatment and support is needed for lasting recovery.

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