Well-Being

At Newport Academy, we promote wellness in mind, body, and spirit.

Newport Academy Well-being Resources: dangerous apps for teens
Well-Being

The Most Dangerous Apps for Teens

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s easy for teens to download free apps. But they may not realize that there are risks involved with using this seemingly innocuous technology. In addition, parents are often unaware […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Pets and Mental Health
Well-Being

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 […]

Newport Academy mental health resources: What Phubbing Is, and Why It’s Bad for Us
Mental Health

Phubbing and Why It’s Bad for Us

Reading Time: 8 minutes Heard the word “phubbing” recently, and wondered what it means? “Phubbing” is a combination of two words: “phone” and “snubbing.” Thus, phubbing is the act of snubbing someone in a social […]

Well-Being

8 Ways to Get Rid of Holiday Stress

Reading Time: 4 minutes Soon, many of us will be gathered around holiday tables to celebrate the season. And some of us will be hosting those celebrations! Hosting can be stressful at times. There […]

Newport Academy Well-Being Resources: Health and Well-Being
Well-Being

Teen Health and Well-Being

Reading Time: 6 minutes Adolescents often believe that they’ll live forever. It’s easy to see why they would be filled with so much enthusiasm. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 80.5 […]