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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; to help families live a healthy, happier life.

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Is it Teenage Angst or Depression?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Given the ups and downs of teenage emotions, it can be hard for a parent to know whether a teen’s difficult phase is due to teenage angst or depression. In […]

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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Mental Health

Anxiety in School: How Parents Can Help

Reading Time: 7 minutes Most teens get a little anxious about starting school. A certain amount of school-related anxiety can be common for adolescents. But when nervousness crosses over into full-fledged anxiety in school, […]

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Well-Being

Relaxation Skills for Teens

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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. […]

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Mental Health

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

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 […]

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Mental Health

The Facts About Teen Brain Development

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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 […]

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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 […]

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Empowering Teens

Nature Therapy and Teen Treatment

Reading Time: 6 minutes The benefits of nature therapy are powerful for teens. That’s why residential treatment centers for youth often feature Adventure Therapy and Horticulture Therapy in the great outdoors. Hence, teens experience […]

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

Teen Drama vs. Histrionic Personality Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 […]