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
Mental Health

Rethinking Teen Mental Health

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 […]

Mental Health

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 Resources Mental Health: teen brain development
Mental Health

The Facts About Teen Brain Development

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 […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Anxiety in School
Mental Health

Anxiety in School: How Parents Can Help

Most teens get a little anxious about starting school. A certain amount of school-related anxiety is normal for adolescents. But when nervousness crosses over into full-fledged anxiety in school, teens […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Acute Stress Disorder
Mental Health

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
Mental Health

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 […]