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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.

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Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Pica Eating Disorder
Mental Health

Pica Disorder and How to Treat It

Reading Time: 6 minutes The word “pica” is Latin for magpie—a bird known for eating almost anything. Therefore, the pica eating disorder causes individuals to consume non-food items. Featured on TV shows such as […]

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 […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Mental Health Treatment
Treatment

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 Substance Abuse Resources: Cocaine Abuse
Substance Abuse

Teen Cocaine Abuse

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cocaine abuse is a problem among teens. Many teens abuse the drug for its stimulant properties. Teen rehab may be the best choice if a child is using this dangerous drug. […]

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

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 […]

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Treatment

Treatment at a Teen Mental Hospital

Reading Time: 6 minutes When teens are experiencing a mental health crisis, outpatient treatment may not be enough. Therefore, a teen mental hospital might be the right place for them to find help. Families […]

Newport Academy Resources Substance Abuse: signs of teenage drug use
Substance Abuse

Signs Your Teenager is on Drugs

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recognizing the tell-tale signs your teenager is on drugs can help save adolescents’ lives. Given the severity of the national drug abuse epidemic and the concerns around drug use in […]

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

Top 10 Foods to Eat Every Day

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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 […]