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 : Teenage Hormones Sexuality
Empowering Teens

Teenage Hormones and Sexuality

Reading Time: 10 minutes If you’re a teenager, you’re no stranger to the power of hormones. Starting as early as age 7 or 8, your body begins to produce the hormones that are responsible […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: How To Identify Drugs
Substance Abuse

Identifying Drugs

Reading Time: 8 minutes When it comes to teen drug use, parents have a significant amount of influence over their teen’s behavior. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that only 26 percent […]

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

10 Ways Pets Support Mental Health

Reading Time: 8 minutes 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 mental health resources: What Phubbing Is, and Why It’s Bad for Us
Mental Health

Phubbing and Why It’s Bad for Us

Reading Time: 8 minutes Heard the word “phubbing” recently, and wondered what it means? “Phubbing” is a combination of two words: “phone” and “snubbing.” Thus, phubbing is the act of snubbing someone in a social […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Drug Addiction
Substance Abuse

Teen Drug Addiction

Reading Time: 5 minutes Between the ages of 12 and 17, many teens experiment with drugs of all kinds. Alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs, and others. This is 30 percent of teens in this […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Heroin Abuse
Substance Abuse

Signs & Symptoms of Heroin Abuse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Heroin is a fast-acting drug that causes an intense sense of relaxation. Teens who use heroin might seem sleepy or drowsy while under the influence. They bob their heads as […]

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 […]