At Newport Academy, we promote wellness in mind, body, and spirit.
As a mentor and therapeutic facilitator at Newport Academy, Crit Callebs works with teens and their families. Crit uses traditional storytelling and awareness activities to guide them in discovering their inner strength. He focuses on connecting youth with the power of choice. And he helps people understand that they write their own life story. They […]
By Jamison Monroe, Jr. We all know that exercise is good for you. But did you know that it can also help fight teenage drug abuse, addiction, and teen depression? Research shows that regular exercise can help people get off drugs and alcohol and combat depression. Furthermore, it helps people stay in recovery. As a […]
By Amy Marturana Morning anxiety is real. Here’s how to shut it down. Plenty of daily events can cause anxiety. Whether it’s triggered by stress at work, relationship problems, current events, or any other emotional event, everyone knows how it feels to be anxious, worried, or panicked. But, for some people, simply waking up in […]
In an attempt to win, many young athletes often end up losing big time. This happens when performance-enhancing drugs become a part of a teen athlete’s training regimen. Lance Armstrong’s recent public fall from grace has highlighted how winning in the moment means nothing in the long run when the victory is attained by cheating. […]
Adolescents often believe that they’ll live forever. It’s easy to see why they would be filled with so much enthusiasm. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 80.5 percent of youth ages 12 to 17 are in excellent or very good health. Thanks to good teen health and well-being rates, the teen years are […]