Substance Abuse

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Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Adderall High Side Effects
Substance Abuse

The Risks of Teen Adderall Use

Adderall abuse is a growing problem among young people. The drug was originally produced to address symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, Adderall is now used recreationally and […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Vaping Health Risks
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Teen Vaping

Vaping has become an epidemic among teens. While the rate of teen cigarette smoking is going down, the number of teenagers who are vaping is soaring, and we’re now learning […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: The Dangers of Teen Peyote Use
Substance Abuse

The Dangers of Teen Peyote Use

Peyote is perhaps best known for its sacramental use in the Native American Church. Moreover, experimental writers like Aldous Huxley and Carlos Castaneda mentioned it in their books, which became […]

Teen drinking taking place on a dock
Substance Abuse

Why Teen Drinking is Dangerous

Teenage drinking is a serious and ongoing problem in the United States. Indeed, alcohol is the most frequently used substance among teens. Teen drinking leads to alcohol intoxication that can [...]