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 Mental Health Resources: Cell Phone Addiction
Mental Health

The Latest on Teen Cell Phone Addiction

Reading Time: 9 minutes Teen cell phone addiction has become an important issue facing parents. For parents with a teenager, this is not surprising. Have you had frustrating confrontations with your child about their […]

Newport Academy mental health resources: Types of Anxiety
Mental Health

How to Recognize Anxiety in Teenagers

Reading Time: 6 minutes Unfortunately, anxiety in teenagers is increasingly common among adolescents. In fact, about 32 percent of American teens between the ages of 13 and 18 have an anxiety disorder at some point. […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Alcohol Poisoning
Substance Abuse

The Scary Truth About Teen Alcohol Poisoning

Reading Time: 6 minutes About Teen Alcohol Poisoning Consuming alcohol significantly alters mood, behavior, and neuropsychological functioning. That’s why many people turn to alcohol as a way to relax, escape, or socialize. But drinking […]

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: Adderall High Side Effects
Substance Abuse

The Risks of Teen Adderall Use

Reading Time: 8 minutes 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 Mental Health Resources: Histrionic Personality Disorder in Teenagers
Mental Health

Teen Drama vs. Histrionic Personality Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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: 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 […]