Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse

Is Vaping a Gateway Drug for Teens?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vaping has become more and more popular among teens and adults. First advertised as a safe substitute for smoking, vaping has since rapidly grown in popularity. Moreover, vaping is used […]

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: Adderall High Side Effects
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The Risks of Teen Adderall Use

Reading Time: 8 minutes Adderall abuse is a growing problem among young people. The drug was originally produced to address symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, Adderall is now used recreationally and […]

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

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 […]