Resources

In alignment with our mission to empower teens and restore families, we've compiled a robust library to inform, educate, and inspire our greater community. It is our mission to serve audiences as a teen rehab; to help families live a healthy, happier life.

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 […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Challenge
Empowering Teens

Why Teen Challenge Is Important

Teen challenge helps adolescents grow. In fact, teens are hardwired to seek challenge. They need healthy challenges in order to develop and mature. Facing challenge helps teens become independent. Moreover, […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: nature therapy
Empowering Teens

Nature Therapy and Teen Treatment

The benefits of nature therapy are powerful for teens. That’s why residential treatment centers for youth often feature Adventure Therapy and Horticulture Therapy in the great outdoors. Hence, teens experience […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Histrionic Personality Disorder in Teenagers
Mental Health

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 […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Demi Lovato Addiction
Substance Abuse

Demi Lovato Shares Addiction Relapse

Demi Lovato has shared her addiction experiences with the public. In her new song, “Sober,” Demi Lovato’s addiction relapse is revealed. The song and Lovato’s recent interviews about her relapse […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Friendships
Empowering Teens

The Importance of Teen Friendship

Friendships are incredibly important during adolescence. Teen friendships help young people feel a sense of acceptance and belonging. Moreover, teenage relationships with peers support the development of compassion, caring, and […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Ayahuasca
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic drug that has become increasingly popular in the United States over the past decade. Used in South America for centuries by Amazonian shamans, it is also […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Adderall High Side Effects
Substance Abuse

The Risks of Teen Adderall Use

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 […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Vaping Health Risks
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Teen Vaping

Vaping has become an epidemic among teens. While the rate of teen cigarette smoking is going down, the number of teenagers who are vaping is soaring, and we’re now learning […]

Newport Academy Nutrition Resources: Top 10 foods to eat every day
Well-Being

Top 10 Foods to Eat Every Day

The food we eat each day has a powerful impact on our mental health. Therefore, a diet for mental health includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, proteins, and healthy […]

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

10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

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 Substance Abuse Resources: The Dangers of Teen Peyote Use
Substance Abuse

The Dangers of Teen Peyote Use

Peyote is perhaps best known for its sacramental use in the Native American Church. Moreover, experimental writers like Aldous Huxley and Carlos Castaneda mentioned it in their books, which became […]