Mental Health

Explore the latest news, research, and experiences in the evolving field of mental health.

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources Adolescent Depression Hero
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Adolescent Depression in Schools

Reading Time: 9 minutes The Stats on Adolescent Depression in Schools Adolescent depression in school is increasingly common. For various reasons, adolescents are at great risk for depression during high school and college. Unfortunately, […]

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A Guide to Teen Mental Disorders

Reading Time: 6 minutes Today, one in five teens has a diagnosable mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. And these teen mental disorders are on the rise. In fact, experts say that mental disorders in […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Cell Phone Addiction
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The Latest on Teen Cell Phone Addiction

Reading Time: 9 minutes Teen cell phone addiction has become an important issue facing parents. For parents with a teenager, this is not surprising. Have you had frustrating confrontations with your child about their […]

Newport Academy Resources Mental Health: teen brain development
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The Facts About Teen Brain Development

Reading Time: 6 minutes The teen brain is under construction. Even when physical growth appears complete, teen brain development isn’t finished. In fact, the adolescent brain doesn’t fully mature until a young person reaches […]

Newport Academy Empowering Teens Resources: Pica Eating Disorder
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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 mental health resources: Types of Anxiety
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How to Recognize Anxiety in Teenagers

Reading Time: 6 minutes Unfortunately, anxiety in teenagers is increasingly common among adolescents. In fact, about 32 percent of American teens between the ages of 13 and 18 have an anxiety disorder at some point. […]