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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 and to help families live a healthy, happier life.

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Teenage Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes A small subset of teens develop a preoccupation with looks that goes beyond basic anxiety. For these teens, one aspect of their bodies becomes so disturbing and overwhelming that it […]

Substance Abuse

Signs of Alcoholism in Teens

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a negative pattern of alcohol use leading to a wide range of life problems. Moreover, signs of alcoholism include tolerance (needing to drink […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Alcohol Poisoning
Substance Abuse

The Scary Truth About Teen Alcohol Poisoning

Reading Time: 6 minutes About Teen Alcohol Poisoning Consuming alcohol significantly alters mood, behavior, and neuropsychological functioning. That’s why many people turn to alcohol as a way to relax, escape, or socialize. But drinking […]

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Rethinking Teen Mental Health

Reading Time: 6 minutes An innovative adolescent mental health conference 2018 – 2019 is setting the stage for sustainable healing. Our young people need a new approach to mental health treatment. Since 2003, the […]

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Treatment at a Teen Mental Hospital

Reading Time: 6 minutes When teens are experiencing a mental health crisis, outpatient treatment may not be enough. Therefore, a teen mental hospital might be the right place for them to find help. Families […]

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

Signs Your Teenager is on Drugs

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 Treatment Resources: Teen Mental Health Treatment
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Teen Mental Health Treatment

Reading Time: 5 minutes Teen mental health and teen mental health treatment are incredibly important topics for parents and caregivers. During adolescence, hormones and social pressures collide. As a result, many teens act out in a […]

Substance Abuse

The Teenage Drinking Epidemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes The teenage years are often filled with risky behaviors and feelings of invincibility. These two characteristics tend to create a sense of unease in parents of adolescents. Though these risky […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Sober LIving
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Sober Living Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sober living homes offer 24-hour sober support for teens after rehab. First, although kids may wish to return home, it is important to maintain recovery. Sober Living Homes After inpatient rehab, […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Signs Symptoms Teenage Drug Use
Substance Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents might know that teens tend to experiment with drugs and alcohol, but they might believe that it’s something that occurs later in adolescence. The truth is that teenage drug use […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: The Truth About Eating Disorders Drug Abuse And Teens
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Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many studies have showed that eating disorders and substance abuse—both maladaptive, destructive behaviors—are intimately linked with one another. In fact, according to a report from the National Center on Addiction […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Smiles Abuse
Substance Abuse

Abuse of the Drug Smiles

Reading Time: 4 minutes It goes by the street name “Smiles,” but the side effects of abuse of the drug smiles, a psychedelic designer drug, are anything but humorous. Abuse of the Drug Smiles […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources : Teenage Hormones Sexuality
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Teenage Hormones and Sexuality

Reading Time: 10 minutes If you’re a teenager, you’re no stranger to the power of hormones. Starting as early as age 7 or 8, your body begins to produce the hormones that are responsible […]