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  • Managing Teen Anxiety: Newport Academy Teaches Kids To Start The Day Right

    Managing Teen Anxiety: Newport Academy Teaches Kids To Start The Day Right

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Everyday life can cause plenty of anxiety. Whether it’s stress at work, relationship problems, current events or emotional distress, everyone has been anxious, worried or panicked before. However, the experts at Newport Academy, a teen treatment center with locations across the US, including one in Bethlehem and one in Darien, are helping a growing number of ...

  • Creative Treatment: Troubled Teens Benefit From Creative Arts Therapy

    Creative Treatment: Troubled Teens Benefit From Creative Arts Therapy

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Whether it's the strum of a guitar, a flash of a camera or the stroke of a paintbrush, teens at Newport Academy are using creative arts to help them overcome anxiety, depression and other mental-health disorders.Creative Arts Therapy is part of the comprehensive treatment program at Newport Academy, a teen treatment center for adolescents dealing with mental health ...

  • Newport Academy Highlights Teen Drug Use On 'Today' Show

    Newport Academy Highlights Teen Drug Use On 'Today' Show

    FAIRFIELD, Conn -- On a recent segment of the ‘Today’ show, correspondent Jenna Bush Hager spoke about the dangers of teen substance abuse with three Newport Academy alumni and Jamison Monroe, Jr., Newport Academy’s founder and CEO.The show looked at how student-athletes can succumb to pressure by turning to drugs. According to Monroe and the experts at Newport Academy, a teen treatment ...

  • Newport Academy Uses Music to Help Teens Heal

    Newport Academy Uses Music to Help Teens Heal

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Listening to and creating music are not only fun hobbies and relaxing outlets, they can also positively affect mental health, boost the immune system, alleviate stress and improve mood, according to research. That's why Newport Academy, a teen treatment center with campuses in Bethlehem and Darien, offers adolescents an innovative music ...

  • Investigative Reporter Uncovers National ADHD Epidemic In New Book

    Investigative Reporter Uncovers National ADHD Epidemic In New Book

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Alan Schwarz, an investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist, will speak on the widespread misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at a talk and book signing at the Darien Community Organization on Nov. 14.The evening will include a panel discussion with Jamison Monroe Jr., founder and CEO of Newport Academy, which manages a series of ...

  • The Real Reason Student-Athletes Use PEDs

    The Real Reason Student-Athletes Use PEDs

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- In order to meet expectations on the field, many student-athletes look for a competitive advantage, even if it means putting their minds and bodies at risk. According to the experts at Newport Academy, a teen treatment center with campuses in Bethlehem and Darien, research has shown a strong correlation between adolescents’ use of performance-enhancing drugs -- or ...

  • Martial Arts Therapy Fights Through Mental Challenges

    Martial Arts Therapy Fights Through Mental Challenges

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Martial arts can be a powerful body-based tool for helping young people work through mental challenges. At Newport Academy, adolescents recovering from depression, mood or eating disorders, substance use, or trauma can use martial arts to heal, rather than harm.When employed as a therapeutic tool, martial arts can address issues that stem from emotional pain. ...

  • Newport Academy Uses Human-Horse Connection To Help Struggling Teens

    Newport Academy Uses Human-Horse Connection To Help Struggling Teens

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – At Newport Academy, Equine-Assisted Therapy is one aspect of a comprehensive treatment program for adolescents healing from depression, trauma, mood disorders, self-harm or substance use issues. Through the human-horse connection, teens work toward building trust, self-confidence and attachment.Horses possess a unique sensitivity to people's feelings, and clients who ...

  • Adventure Therapy Helps Adolescents With Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    Adventure Therapy Helps Adolescents With Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Adventure therapy is a powerful tool for helping teens recover from mental health struggles, trauma, and drug and alcohol addiction. That's why Newport Academy, an adolescent treatment program, embraces this evidence-based modality that uses time in nature and physical challenges to elicit psychological change."Adventure therapy helps kids learn to be in the ...

  • Gender-Specific Treatment Supports Teen Mental Health

    Gender-Specific Treatment Supports Teen Mental Health

    Teens suffering from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and other co-occurring disorders need support and treatment that’s tailored to their still-developing brains and bodies. That's why Newport Academy offers scientifically validated gender-specific programming to help teenagers overcome severe mental health issues and develop inner resources—so they can set their ...

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