Mental Health

Explore the latest news, research, and experiences in the evolving field of mental health.

Newport Academy Adolescent Mental Health Conference 2018 Mental Health Resources Hero
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Rethinking Teen Mental Health

An innovative adolescent mental health conference 2018 is setting the stage for sustainable healing. Our young people need a new approach to mental health treatment. Since 2003, the number of […]

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A Guide to Teen Mental Disorders

Today, one in five teens has a diagnosable mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. And these teen mental disorders are on the rise. In fact, experts say that mental disorders in […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Acute Stress Disorder
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Acute Stress Disorder in Teens

Acute stress disorder is a response to a traumatic event. Teens who experience a school shooting, natural disaster, death, car accident or other traumatic event are at risk for acute […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Self-injury
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Warning Signs of Teen Self-Injury

Self-Injury refers to injuring yourself on purpose. Also known as self-harm, self-injury is a symptom of extreme emotional distress. Unfortunately, this act is becoming increasingly common in teens. A recent […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Histrionic Personality Disorder in Teenagers
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Teen Drama vs. Histrionic Personality Disorder

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 […]