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 Substance Abuse Resources: Music Festivals
Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Music Festivals and Drug Use: Why Teens Are At Risk

by Jamison Monroe, Jr.  Music festivals can be fun and exciting for teens. But they can also be dangerous and even deadly. Music festivals bring with them a host of risky activities associated with festival culture. Many of these activities are particularly attractive to teenagers—specifically drugs. While big summertime gatherings like Lollapalooza and Coachella are […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Alcohol Poisoning
Substance Abuse

The Scary Truth About Teen Alcohol Poisoning

Facts About Teen Alcohol Poisoning Teen alcohol poisoning is a real and frightening danger for college and high school students. According to the Mayo Clinic, one of the most dangerous causes of alcohol poisoning is binge drinking. Because teenagers consume 90 percent of their alcohol during binge drinking, they are at greater risk of alcohol […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Underage Drinking
Substance Abuse

Why Underage Drinking Is So Dangerous for Teens

Teenage alcohol use is a serious and ongoing problem in the United States. Alcohol is the most frequently used substance among teens, and alcohol intoxication can result in injury, health issues, and even death. When a teen under the age of 21 imbibes alcohol, this is known as underage drinking. Teen alcohol statistics show that [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources TWLOHA Teen Suicide Prevention
Empowering Teens, Mental Health

A Way Forward: Newport Academy Partners with TWLOHA to Prevent Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide Prevention Teen suicide is a serious and frightening problem. National Suicide Prevention Week, September 10–16, and World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 were created to raise awareness around this issue. In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day, the nonprofit To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) launched [...]
Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources Teen Drug Use Hero
Substance Abuse

10 Facts About Teen Drug Abuse

Substance abuse in teens is an ongoing reality in the United States. Close to 5 million American adolescents suffer from a substance abuse or alcohol use disorder. Here are 10 facts you might not know about teenage drug abuse. 1. Nearly half of college students use illicit drugs. Teen drug use is common among college [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Reources Emotions Psychology of Hate Hero
Mental Health, Restoring Families

Lessons from Charlottesville

Psychology of Hate: Why Teens Join Hate Groups and How Parents Can Prevent It The psychology of hate is an important topic that has been dramatized lately. The tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12 offer many difficult lessons for this country. Therefore, we must face the hard truth that racism and white supremacism [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources Truth About Mental Health Stigma Hero
Empowering Teens, Mental Health

Teen Mental Health Stigma and How to Fight It

Teen Mental Health Stigma Teen mental health stigma is serious. Facing and fighting a mental health or substance use disorder is hard enough. But there’s another layer of pain that often comes with mental health conditions. This is dealing with other’s reactions to them. Stigma describes the negative attitudes held by individuals and society. Stigma [...]