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 : 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 […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Teen Friendships
Empowering Teens

The Importance of Teen Friendship

Reading Time: 10 minutes Friendships are incredibly important during adolescence. Teen friendships help young people feel a sense of acceptance and belonging. Moreover, teenage relationships with peers support the development of compassion, caring, and […]

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 Treatment Resources: Teen Mental Health Treatment Anger Management
Treatment

Teen Anger Management

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are times when anger issues can translate into health and conduct problems for teens. Therefore, this usually means teens need anger management treatment. Teens can be angry. They might yell at their […]

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 Restoring Families Resources: Teen Puberty
Restoring Families

Teen Puberty: What to Expect

Reading Time: 7 minutes Teen puberty is one of the most significant rites of passage in a person’s life. It marks the transition from childhood to young adulthood. And it’s a time of change, […]

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 […]