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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]