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

Recognizing PTSD in Teens

Teens who experience a frightening event or survive ongoing abuse may experience lasting psychological trauma. Whether it’s a school shooting, a car accident, or a sexual assault, the after-effects can [...]
Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Newport Academy Well-being Resources: Relaxation skills for teens
Well-Being

Relaxation Skills for Teens

Today’s teens suffer more from anxiety and stress than any American generation before them. Therefore, relaxation skills for teens are essential. Relaxation techniques provide beneficial ways of dealing with stress. […]

Restoring Families

How to Recognize Teen Cyberbullying

Teen cyberbullying coincides with the technological advancements of the 21st century. Social media and other online forums provide ways for teens to bully peers without face-to-face repercussions. While such bullying […]

Newport Academy Resources Mental Health: teen brain development
Mental Health

The Facts About Teen Brain Development

The teen brain is under construction. Even when physical growth appears complete, teen brain development isn’t finished. In fact, the adolescent brain doesn’t fully mature until a young person reaches […]

Newport Academy Resources Substance Abuse: signs of teenage drug use
Substance Abuse

Signs Your Teenager is on Drugs

Recognizing the tell-tale signs your teenager is on drugs can help save adolescents’ lives. Given the severity of the national drug abuse epidemic and the concerns around drug use in […]

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 Mental Health Resources: Pets and Mental Health
Well-Being

10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

The bonds between humans and animals are powerful. And the positive correlation between pets and mental health is undeniable. According to a 2015 Harris poll, 95 percent of pet owners […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Discipline for Teens
Restoring Families

How to Discipline Teens

Teen discipline isn’t about punishment. Rather, it’s about making sure that teens stay safe and teaching them how to choose healthy behaviors. Additionally, teen discipline helps maintain a harmonious family […]

Newport Academy mental health resources: What Phubbing Is, and Why It’s Bad for Us
Mental Health

Phubbing and Why It’s Bad for Us

Heard the word “phubbing” recently, and wondered what it means? “Phubbing” is a combination of two words: “phone” and “snubbing.” Thus, phubbing is the act of snubbing someone in a social […]