Substance Abuse

Access educational information to help you navigate this complicated terrain.

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: How To Identify Drugs
Substance Abuse

Identifying Drugs

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 Substance Abuse Resources Teen Drug Use Hero
Substance Abuse

10 Facts About Teen Drug Abuse

Substance abuse in teens is an ongoing reality in the United States. Close to 5 million American adolescents suffer from a substance abuse or alcohol use disorder. Here are 10 [...]
Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Are Cigarettes Gateway Drug
Substance Abuse

Are Cigarettes a Gateway Drug?

Many parents worry that alcohol and marijuana can be gateways to the use of harder drugs. Few parents realize that smoking cigarettes is actually the real gateway drug. Smoking may […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources Cigarettes Health Effects Smoking
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Health Effects of Teen Smoking

Cigarettes used to be instrumental to human life. World War II-era soldiers were even provided with a ration of tobacco, tucked in amid their cheese slices and bacon bits. Much […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Cocaine Abuse
Substance Abuse

Teen Cocaine Abuse

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. […]