#Teen Drug Abuse

Newport Academy Substance Abuse Resources: Ayahuasca
Substance Abuse

The Facts About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic drug that has become increasingly popular in the United States over the past decade. Used in South America for centuries by Amazonian shamans, it is also […]

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

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: 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 […]