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 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 Alcohol Rehab How Teens Get Drunk Without Alcoholic Beverages
Substance Abuse

How Teens Get Drunk Without Alcohol

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s no secret that teens often experiment with alcohol. In fact, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in 2014, more than 1.6 million between the ages […]

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 […]