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 Restoring Families Resources Trauma and PTSD Symptoms Signs Treatment Hero
Restoring Families

PTSD and Teen Trauma: Symptoms, Signs, and Treatment

Moving Forward After Tragedy: Teen Trauma, Grief, and PTSD Violent tragedies, such as the mass shooting in Las Vegas, leave deep psychological wounds in their wake. After tragic events, those who were impacted, directly or indirectly, may experience lasting effects. In addition, this is true even if they were not physically harmed. Random, violent events [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Rethinking Teen Mental Health Day Conference
Mental Health

Rethinking Teen Mental Health: A Transformational Day Conference

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 […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy and Trauma Hero
Restoring Families

How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy

How to Talk to Teens About Tragedy After a tragic violent incident like the mass shooting in Las Vegas earlier this week, it’s important to talk. Kids need to process what is happening. Therefore, the first step is opening the space for communication with teens about what happened. Discussing the event with a trusted adult—parent, [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Newport Academy Sponsors 8th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders
Mental Health

Newport Academy Sponsors US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders

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. […]

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Restoring Families

Creating Authentic Connections: Healing Relational Trauma

by Barbara Nosal, PhD, LMFT, LADC, and Heather Senior Monroe, MSW, LCSW The Power of Authentic Connection for Teen Mental Health Authentic connection is key to teen mental health. The ability to have healthy relationships can be disrupted by early childhood trauma. However, there are ways to heal from these experiences. Hence, we can learn the [...]
Newport Academy Mental Health Resources Teen Stress Relief and Teen Stressors Hero
Mental Health

Tips for Teen Stress Relief

Teen Stress: Symptoms and Causes American teens are way too stressed. In 2015, the Emotion Revolution Survey, a study of 22,000 high school students, asked teenagers how they felt in school. Three-quarters of the kids had negative responses. The three most common adjectives they used were “stressed,” “tired,” and “bored.” A certain amount of stress [...]
Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Music Festivals
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 […]