Substance Abuse

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Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Shocking Stats Teen Drinking Epidemic
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The Teenage Drinking Epidemic

The teenage years are often filled with risky behaviors and feelings of invincibility. These two characteristics tend to create a sense of unease in parents of adolescents. Though these risky […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: The Truth About Eating Disorders Drug Abuse And Teens
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Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Many studies have showed that eating disorders and substance abuse—both maladaptive, destructive behaviors—are intimately linked with one another. In fact, according to a report from the National Center on Addiction […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Ecstasy
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Teen Ecstasy Rehab

Ecstasy is currently used and abused by millions of young people. Many see ecstasy as a harmless party drug, but to the thousands of families who have lost a loved one […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources Teen Alcoholism
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Teen Alcoholism Warning Signs

One of the most telling signs of alcoholism in a teen is when the teen connects drinking with his or her emotions. Examples include drinking heavily in celebration after winning […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Is Adderall Like Steroids For the Mind When Students Abuse
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Student Adderall Abuse

Adderall abuse is a serious problem in the US. The availability and misuse of prescription medications have skyrocketed nationwide, even with students on college campuses. The American College Health Association […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Kratom Dangers of Use
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Is Kratom Dangerous?

What is Kratom? Kratom is a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia. The leaves of the Kratom tree contain psychoactive opioid compounds. The leaves are used locally as an herbal remedy. […]