Substance Abuse

Access educational information to help you navigate this complicated terrain.

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

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: Vicodin Abuse
Substance Abuse

Teen Vicodin Abuse

Teen drug abuse is down in terms of overall usage across the country. However, one drug continues to concern healthcare and addiction treatment professionals – Vicodin. Teen Vicodin Abuse Vicodin […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Kratom Dangers of Use
Substance Abuse

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. […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Use of Inahalants
Substance Abuse

The Use of Inhalant Drugs

Most parents lock up alcohol to keep curious teens away from temptations. Vigilant parents even keep prescription medications under lock and key, knowing their teens may experiment with these drugs […]