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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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How to Recognize Teen Cyberbullying

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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 […]

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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 […]

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Taking a Mental Health Day from School

Reading Time: 4 minutes Adults in the workforce occasionally take a mental health day as a way to prevent burnout and dedicate time to self-care. However, new legislation promotes the idea of teens taking […]

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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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How to Create Healthy Holiday Connections

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sometimes holiday gatherings can be stressful. Even when we’re surrounded by loved ones, making positive holiday connections is often challenging. But it helps to stay grounded and centered within ourselves. […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Pica Disorder and How to Treat It

Reading Time: 6 minutes The word “pica” is Latin for magpie—a bird known for eating almost anything. Therefore, the pica eating disorder causes individuals to consume non-food items. Featured on TV shows such as […]

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Top 10 Foods to Eat Every Day

Reading Time: 6 minutes The food we eat each day has a powerful impact on our mental health. Therefore, a diet for mental health includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins, and healthy […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Pets and Mental Health
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10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

Reading Time: 8 minutes 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 […]

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How Nature Supports Teen Mental Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes Kids aren’t spending enough time in nature. As a result, both children and teens (and adults, too) suffer from what author Richard Louv calls “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Nature Deficit Disorder […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Discipline for Teens
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How to Discipline Teens

Reading Time: 9 minutes 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 […]