Our young people need a new approach to mental health treatment. Since 2003, the number of ADHD diagnoses has increased by 43 percent. In some states, more than 10 percent of children are taking medication for the disorder. Meanwhile, another 5 million American youth, ages 17 and under, are using antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs. Are […]
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Newport Academy is proud to sponsor a cutting-edge conference for professionals working in the addictions and behavioral health fields. The US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders is scheduled for November 2–4 in Newport Beach, California, offers a comprehensive view of today’s most relevant topics in the mental health and substance abuse fields. […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Heather Senior Monroe, MSW, LCSW Trauma has a powerful impact on teen mental health. It doesn’t matter whether the trauma is ongoing, such as sexual abuse, or the result of a single incident, such as a car accident or house fire. However it occurs, trauma negatively affects everyone who experiences it, including children, teenagers, […]