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.

Mental Health

How Nature Supports Teen Mental Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes Kids aren’t spending enough time in nature. As a result, both children and teens (and adults, too) suffer from what author Richard Louv calls “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Nature Deficit Disorder […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Mental Health Treatment
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Teen Mental Health Treatment

Reading Time: 5 minutes Teen mental health and teen mental health treatment are incredibly important topics for parents and caregivers. During adolescence, hormones and social pressures collide. As a result, many teens act out in a […]

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Mental Health

Teenage Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes A small subset of teens develop a preoccupation with looks that goes beyond basic anxiety. For these teens, one aspect of their bodies becomes so disturbing and overwhelming that it […]

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

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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 […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: nature therapy
Empowering Teens

Nature Therapy and Teen Treatment

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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: Newport Academy Sponsors 8th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders
Mental Health

Newport Academy Sponsors US Journal Conference

Reading Time: 6 minutes Newport Academy is proud to sponsor cutting-edge conferences for professionals working in the addictions and behavioral health fields. The US Journal Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders is scheduled […]

Alumni

The Gift of Community

Reading Time: 2 minutes Caydin Sanders, Director of Alumni Services Residential Treatment Centers for Teens Offer a Unique Start The gift of community is something so many of us seek. Residential treatment centers for […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: The Truth About Eating Disorders Drug Abuse And Teens
Substance Abuse

Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many studies have showed that eating disorders and substance abuse—both maladaptive, destructive behaviors—are intimately linked with one another. In fact, according to a report from the National Center on Addiction […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Anorexia Treatment
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Teen Anorexia Treatment

Reading Time: 6 minutes Anorexia, or anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder. It is one in which an individual has an irrational fear of weight gain. One may also have a distorted self-image. It […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Bulimia Treatment
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Teen Bulimia Treatment

Reading Time: 7 minutes Bulimia is a common eating disorder that can quickly take happy, healthy young people and put their lives at risk. Millions of Americans—teenagers in particular—suffer from bulimia. Unfortunately, few get […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Anorexia Statistics
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Teen Anorexia Statistics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Teen anorexia is a serious disorder. Troubled teens might turn to unhealthy lifestyles as a coping mechanism. Therefore, we must know what to look for. First of all, anorexia is a […]