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  • Healthy For The Holidays: Newport Academy's Advice On Minimizing Stress

    Healthy For The Holidays: Newport Academy's Advice On Minimizing Stress

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The holiday season is here, and with it come celebration, family gatherings and good food. However, this time of year can be particularly difficult and stressful for those recovering from mental health disorders or substance abuse. Thankfully, families can take steps to stay balanced and positive during this busy time. Here are Newport Academy's three keys to having a ...

  • Helping Teens Relax: Newport Academy Provides Tips to Combat Stress

    Helping Teens Relax: Newport Academy Provides Tips to Combat Stress

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The ups and downs of daily life can leave teenagers feeling stressed. While a certain amount of stress is normal, if it goes on long enough or gets bad enough, it can lead to physical or mental health conditions that require professional treatment. However, there are ways to combat this ongoing issue. Stress is a common emotional and psychological reaction for teens, ...

  • Rethinking Teen Mental Health: Why We Should Consider A Different Approach

    Rethinking Teen Mental Health: Why We Should Consider A Different Approach

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- The mental health of our teenagers is an ongoing issue in America. In addition, therapists, counselors and parents seek to understand and treat adolescent mental health in ways that do no harm. In an effort to shed light on this topic, Newport Academy, an adolescent treatment facility, and the University of Connecticut are hosting a day conference on Nov. 9 that ...

  • Make Summer Vacation Truly A Retreat With Your Teen

    Make Summer Vacation Truly A Retreat With Your Teen

    DARIEN, Conn. -- With summer vacation in full swing, students are able to relax and unwind, leaving behind the daily demands of the school year. However, as much as everyone loves the freedom of long, warm summer nights, vacation can come with its own share of stressors for struggling teens. Changes in routine often are difficult to cope with, and adjusting from a school to summer ...

  • Making Family Dinners Great Again: How Children Benefit From Home Cooking

    Making Family Dinners Great Again: How Children Benefit From Home Cooking

    DARIEN, Conn. -- With busy lifestyles and conflicting schedules, getting the family together for a weekly dinner can be a difficult task. However, studies show that children and teens benefit from eating family dinners on a regular basis and may result in better grades, a healthier diet and a decreased risk of developing harmful habits.Experts at Newport Academy, an adolescent treatment ...

  • Healthy Food Can Lead To A Healthier Mood For Struggling Teens

    Healthy Food Can Lead To A Healthier Mood For Struggling Teens

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Teen nutrition is very important, not just for physical health but also for mental well-being. According to experts at Newport Academy, a teen treatment program, an increasing number of studies have highlighted the correlation between diet and mental health. For children and teens whose brains and bodies are still developing, nutrition is especially critical. “Many of ...

  • 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 ...

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