Restoring Families

Our primary objective is to reunite families in compassionate connection.

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources Families Seek Therapy
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Family Therapy Creates Connection

Family therapy has become an important part of our culture. It is fairly common for families to have disagreements and challenging communication. In many cases, disputes between spouses, fights between parents and children, and arguments between siblings can be resolved over a period of time by talking and coming to a mutual agreement. But other […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Teen Drug Treatment Parents Prepare Child For Rehab
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Preparing For Teen Treatment: It’s Not a Punishment

Teens need assistance dealing with challenges in a manner that makes them feel safe. Teen treatment will help your child face family, peers, finding a job, and choosing a college from a place of health and vitality. A teen-focused treatment stay will also help your teenager learn how to handle their emotions and the constantly […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Internet Addiction
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Internet Addiction

Most people are familiar with the most common addictions, such as those to smoking, alcohol and eating. One addiction some may not be knowledgeable about, though, is Internet addiction. One out of every eight Americans suffers from this disorder, yet it is only discussed in 1 percent of university introductory level psychology textbooks, according to […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Strict Parents May Decrease Substance Abuse Among Kid's Friends
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Strict Parents May Decrease Substance Use and Abuse

A new study out of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine is providing confirmation that the old adage “it takes a village to raise a child” may very well be true. In an age where independence is king and we often don’t know the names of our next-door neighbors, this philosophy has […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: How Consumption Affects Growing Teens
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How Alcohol Consumption Affects a Growing Teen

The teenage years are filled with milestones: entering puberty, learning to drive, getting a first job, going on a first date and falling in love. For many teens, adolescence is also the time to reach milestones like getting drunk for the first time, experimenting with illicit drugs and having unprotected sex. As much as you […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families: Resources: Codependency Develops From Dysfunctional Family Dynamics
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Codependency, Substance Abuse, and Dysfunctional Family Dynamics

After years of studying the dynamics of families with addiction, namely alcoholism, codependency was identified as a disorder that grows out of maladaptive coping skills. It is a learned behavior that may be passed from one generation to the next and impedes individuals from having healthy, mutually fulfilling relationships. Often codependency is referred to as […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Tips For Working With Troubled Teens
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Tips for Working with Troubled Teens

Almost every parent of a troubled teen has some sort of horror story to share. While there’s no quick fix for these problems, following a few tips may help to ease the burden just a bit. Tips for Working with Troubled Teens There are some teens, however, who exhibit extreme cases of poor behavior during […]

Newport Academy Restoring Families Resources: Teen Alcohol Rehab Parental Help
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Parental Help for Teen Alcohol Abuse

Alcoholism effects more than just the teens that drink heavily. Abuse also has an effect upon their families, friends and others that care about then. Parents in particular can find that they struggle emotionally with the effects of their teens’ alcohol abuse. They might feel guilty as parents since they are unable to help their […]