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  • Can 'Likes' Be Harmful? Newport Academy Highlights Social Media Dependence

    Can 'Likes' Be Harmful? Newport Academy Highlights Social Media Dependence

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- For teens, social media can be a fun escape from the everyday and offer an easy way to stay connected with friends and family. However, more and more studies are showing the dangers associated with social media, especially when overconsumed.Research shows that 92 percent of teens go online daily, and 24 percent say they are online -"almost constantly."- In ...

  • Teens Learn The Healthy Benefits Of Exercise At Newport Academy

    Teens Learn The Healthy Benefits Of Exercise At Newport Academy

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Not only does exercise have many health benefits, but it can also help fight teenage drug abuse, addiction and teen depression. The experts at Newport Academy, an adolescent treatment facility, say that exercise can be used as an alternative reward for the body and brain, helping teens overcome dangerous dependencies. "Instead of resorting to harmful substances, ...

  • 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 ...

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