Mental Health

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

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Teen Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Teen Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder typically begins in the teen years. Therefore, it is important for parents and healthcare professionals to familiarize themselves with the most common bipolar symptoms in teens, as well as treatment strategies. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, bipolar disorder impacts approximately 2.6 percent of American adults. However, the […]

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Why Kids Can’t Sit Still

More than 10 percent of American children are taking ADHD medication. According to some studies, that number is actually 15 percent. These statistics clearly warrant closer examination by mental health professionals, doctors, and parents. While experts agree that ADHD is real, there are many children and teens who do not have the disorder, yet are […]

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Rethinking Teen Mental Health

Our young people need a new approach to mental health treatment. Since 2003, the number of ADHD diagnoses has increased by 43 percent. In some states, more than 10 percent of children are taking medication for the disorder. Meanwhile, another 5 million American youth, ages 17 and under, are using antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs. Are […]

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Newport Academy Sponsors US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders

Newport Academy is proud to sponsor a cutting-edge conference for professionals working in the addictions and behavioral health fields. The US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders is scheduled for November 2–4 in Newport Beach, California, offers a comprehensive view of today’s most relevant topics in the mental health and substance abuse fields. […]

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Tips for Teen Stress Relief

Teen Stress: Symptoms and Causes American teens are way too stressed. In 2015, the Emotion Revolution Survey, a study of 22,000 high school students, asked teenagers how they felt in school. Three-quarters of the kids had negative responses. The three most common adjectives they used were “stressed,” “tired,” and “bored.” A certain amount of stress [...]
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A Way Forward: Newport Academy Partners with TWLOHA to Prevent Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide Prevention Teen suicide is a serious and frightening problem. National Suicide Prevention Week, September 10–16, and World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 were created to raise awareness around this issue. In honor of National Suicide Prevention Week and World Suicide Prevention Day, the nonprofit To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) launched [...]
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Lessons from Charlottesville

Psychology of Hate: Why Teens Join Hate Groups and How Parents Can Prevent It The psychology of hate is an important topic that has been dramatized lately. The tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12 offer many difficult lessons for this country. Therefore, we must face the hard truth that racism and white supremacism [...]