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: 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 […]

Teen smoking
Substance Abuse

Health Effects of Teen Smoking

Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many risks when it comes to teen smoking. Hence, it’s hard to believe that cigarette use was once the norm. World War II-era soldiers were even provided with […]

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 […]

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 […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Mental Health

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes If your teen suffers from Body Dysmorphic Disorder, it can sometimes be tough to know when the problem started. Young children may spend no time at all thinking about how […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Bulimia Treatment Statistics
Treatment

Facts & Statistics About Teen Bulimia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bulimia is a disorder afflicting millions of school-age children in the United States, especially teens. The scientific name for the disorder is bulimia nervosa – meaning a disease of hunger […]

Newport Academy Resource Post Mental Health taking a mental health day from school
Mental Health

Taking a Mental Health Day from School

Reading Time: 4 minutes Adults in the workforce occasionally take a mental health day as a way to prevent burnout and dedicate time to self-care. However, new legislation promotes the idea of teens taking […]

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 […]