#Teen Drug Abuse

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Painkiller Opiate Use
Substance Abuse

Teen Opiate Addiction

An opiate begins with a tiny poppy seed. That seed is crushed and turned into opium, and the opium is transformed into an opiate substance. Heroin is an opiate. Not […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Heroin Use and Treatment
Substance Abuse

Teen Heroin Use and Treatment

Heroin use has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Teenagers are unfortunately experimenting with heroin more as it becomes more readily available. Though many of us find it hard […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Teen Drug Use Inhalant
Substance Abuse

Teen Inhalant Abuse

According to a study conducted annually by Monitoring the Future, a group that has continually monitored drug use, abuse and addiction among teens since 1975, most teens who use inhalants […]

Newport Academy Treatment Resources: Teen Drug Use
Treatment

Teen Drug Abuse

First of all, the fact is that every day, thousands of young people experiment with illicit drugs. Many of them will never take their drug use beyond this experimentation level. […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use Speed Meth
Substance Abuse

Speed/Meth

During adolescence, a once happy, cheerful child can become a sullen, hostile young adult prone to slamming doors and asking for privacy. Sometimes, these changes are due to simple teen […]

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Pennsylvania Montgomery County
Substance Abuse

Montgomery County, PA

When considering the health problems presented by substance abuse for America’s teenagers, the US Center for Disease Control reports that alcohol remains the substance most abused. A recent survey found […]