Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse

Signs of Alcoholism in Teens

Reading Time: 3 minutes Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a negative pattern of alcohol use leading to a wide range of life problems. Moreover, signs of alcoholism include tolerance (needing to drink […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Alcohol Poisoning
Substance Abuse

The Scary Truth About Teen Alcohol Poisoning

Reading Time: 6 minutes About Teen Alcohol Poisoning Consuming alcohol significantly alters mood, behavior, and neuropsychological functioning. That’s why many people turn to alcohol as a way to relax, escape, or socialize. But drinking […]

Newport Academy Substance abuse Resources: marijuana paraphernalia
Substance Abuse

Recognizing Marijuana Paraphernalia

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to federal laws, it is illegal for teens to possess marijuana paraphernalia. According to the National Drug Intelligence Center, a component of the US Department of Justice, “The term […]

Newport Academy Resources Substance Abuse: signs of teenage drug use
Substance Abuse

Signs Your Teenager is on Drugs

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recognizing the tell-tale signs your teenager is on drugs can help save adolescents’ lives. Given the severity of the national drug abuse epidemic and the concerns around drug use in […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Demi Lovato Addiction
Substance Abuse

Demi Lovato Shares Addiction Relapse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Demi Lovato has shared her addiction experiences with the public. In her new song, “Sober,” Demi Lovato’s addiction relapse is revealed. The song and Lovato’s recent interviews about her relapse […]