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: Acute Stress Disorder
Mental Health

Acute Stress Disorder in Teens

Acute stress disorder is a response to a traumatic event. Teens who experience a school shooting, natural disaster, death, car accident or other traumatic event are at risk for acute […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Self-injury
Mental Health

Warning Signs of Teen Self-Injury

Self-Injury refers to injuring yourself on purpose. Also known as self-harm, self-injury is a symptom of extreme emotional distress. And self-injury in teens is increasingly common. A recent analysis of […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Challenge
Empowering Teens

Why Teen Challenge Is Important

Teen challenge helps adolescents grow. In fact, teens are hardwired to seek challenge. They need healthy challenges in order to develop and mature. Facing challenge helps teens become independent. Moreover, […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Histrionic Personality Disorder in Teenagers
Mental Health

Teen Drama vs. Histrionic Personality Disorder

The word histrionic means “dramatic” or “theatrical.” Therefore, histrionic personality disorder in teenagers describes a mental health condition that is characterized by over-dramatizing feelings and situations. Hence, people with histrionic […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Friendships
Empowering Teens

The Importance of Teen Friendship

Friendships are incredibly important during adolescence. Teen friendships help young people feel a sense of acceptance and belonging. Moreover, teenage relationships with peers support the development of compassion, caring, and […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Ayahuasca
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic drug that has become increasingly popular in the United States over the past decade. Used in South America for centuries by Amazonian shamans, it is also […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Adderall High Side Effects
Substance Abuse

The Risks of Teen Adderall Use

Adderall abuse is a growing problem among young people. The drug was originally produced to address symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, Adderall is now used recreationally and […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Vaping Health Risks
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Teen Vaping

Vaping has become an epidemic among teens. While the rate of teen cigarette smoking is going down, the number of teenagers who are vaping is soaring, and we’re now learning […]