Substance Abuse

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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 Cigarettes Health Effects Smoking
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Health Effects of Teen Smoking

Cigarettes used to be instrumental to human life. World War II-era soldiers were even provided with a ration of tobacco, tucked in amid their cheese slices and bacon bits. Much […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Kratom Addiction 101 Information
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Harmful New Drug Known as Kratom

Kratom is new to the drug world. Hence, it is not controlled by state or federal authorities. Furthermore, it is not monitored. Since Kratom is not currently an illegal substance, it […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Vicodin Abuse
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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
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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. […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Use of Inahalants
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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 […]