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.

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Mental Health

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 […]

Mental Health

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 […]

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Mental Health

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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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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Restoring Families

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. […]

Restoring Families

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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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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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 […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Pica Eating Disorder
Mental Health

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 […]