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 and 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 […]

woman looking in a mirror
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 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 […]