Resources

In alignment with our mission to empower teens and restore families, we've compiled a robust library to inform, educate, and inspire our greater community. It is our mission to serve audiences as a teen rehab; to help families live a healthy, happier life.

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Borderline Personality Disorder
Mental Health

Teen Borderline Personality Disorder – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Borderline personality disorder can be challenging for everyone. Teen borderline personality disorder (BPD) disrupts an adolescent’s life. In addition, it disrupts the family as well. Widely misunderstood, a borderline personality disorder diagnosis is shocking. Moreover, this is true for both parents and teens. Marsha M. Linehan is a leading worldwide authority on borderline personality disorder. [...]
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Empowering Teens, Mental Health

FOX61 News Features Newport Academy as Industry Leader in Holistic Teen Rehab

By  Katy Corrado, FOX61 News Anchor/Reporter A Different Kind of Teen Treatment BETHLEHEM -- Newport Academy is a teen treatment center in Bethlehem, addressing mental health issues, eating disorders and substance abuse. The center combines traditional clinical therapy with experiential therapy, exposing teens to things like yoga and hiking in the Litchfield Hills. Among its [...]
Newport Academy Empowering Teens Mental Health Resources CSPAN 13 Reasons Why Hero
Empowering Teens

Newport Academy Featured on C-SPAN Washington Journal Segment Discussing ’13 Reasons Why’

On a recent segment of the C-SPAN show, Washington Journal, Caroline Fenkel, Clinician at Newport Academy, spoke on teen mental health and suicide prevention. Caroline discussed the prevalence of teen suicide amid the stir over the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. She spoke via video link from New York City with Greta Wodele Brawner, interviewer for C-SPAN Washington […]

Empowering Teens, Mental Health

Food and Mood: Teen Nutrition and Mental Health

Teen nutrition is very important. We are what we eat. Furthermore, that applies not just to our bodies, but also to our minds. An increasing number of scientific studies show that there is a direct link between diet and mental health. Moreover, this is particularly true for children and teens, whose brains and bodies are [...]
Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources Risky Behavior Hero
Mental Health

The Truth About Teens and Risky Behavior

Teens engaging in risky behavior is nothing new. Teens have a reputation for being wild. And, like most stereotypes, there’s truth in that image. Psychological and physiological changes in the adolescent body and brain contribute to risk-taking behavior. Glorified by the media in numerous novels and films (remember Risky Business?), teen risky behavior isn’t entertaining [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Cell Phone Addiction
Mental Health

The Latest on Teen Cell Phone Addiction

Teen cell phone addiction has become an important issue facing parents. For parents with a teenager, this is not surprising. Have you had frustrating confrontations with your child about their cell phone usage? Probably more than a few. Cell phone addiction is so common. It’s hard to overcome because using mobile devices is now an […]

Newport Academy Teen Mental Health Resources Positivity Hero
Mental Health, Restoring Families

The Power of Positivity for Teen Mental Health

Has anyone ever told you that all you need to do is “stay positive” and everything will work out? Optimism is a wonderful quality, but creating positivity requires more than hoping for the best. Rather, it’s an ongoing practice of cultivating positive emotions in every aspect of life. According to Barbara Fredrickson, a leading researcher [...]