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  • Types Of Mental Health Treatment For Teens And Young Adults

    Types Of Mental Health Treatment For Teens And Young Adults

    World Mental Health Day on October 10 is designed to bring awareness to mental health, help reduce stigma around mental health challenges, and provide education on treatment options. Information and support is vital for families in light of the current teen and young adult mental health crisis.Today, one in five teens has a diagnosable mental health disorder, such as ...

  • The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to Prevent It

    The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to Prevent It

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and Tuesday, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. And this year, it comes on the heels of new research showing that more adolescents and young adults are dying by suicide than ever before. Released in June, the new analysis of teen suicide statistics shows that the youth suicide rate in the United States is currently the highest ...

  • Back-to-School Strategies For The Whole Family

    Back-to-School Strategies For The Whole Family

    It’s hard to say goodbye to summer. Heading back into the school routine can create more stress for everyone in the family. Busy schedules, academic pressure, and lack of sleep can raise anxiety levels. Furthermore, we have less time to relax and connect with each other. With that in mind, here are some strategies to ease the transition back into the school year.Build the family’s ...

  • Identifying Signs And Symptoms of Parental Burnout

    Identifying Signs And Symptoms of Parental Burnout

    Let’s face it: Parenting is hard. Even in the best of circumstances—when co-parents work well together, support is available, and the children are happy and healthy—raising a human being is a daunting task. So it’s no surprise that researchers have identified a syndrome known as parental burnout. Like job burnout, parental burnout comes with a set of specific symptoms. But what makes ...

  • Newport Academy Offers Information On Yoga For Anxiety And Depression

    Newport Academy Offers Information On Yoga For Anxiety And Depression

    Today’s teens are more anxious than ever. One out of every five teens suffers from an anxiety disorder at some point. However, using yoga for anxiety and depression is an effective, all-natural approach to counteracting stress.“Anxiety is a normal part of our emotional landscape,” said Nicole Renée Matthews, Director of Yoga at Newport Academy. “But meditation and yoga are ...

  • A Q&A With Dr. Dan Siegel: Raising Healthy Teens With Mindful Parenting

    A Q&A With Dr. Dan Siegel: Raising Healthy Teens With Mindful Parenting

    Daniel J. Siegel, MD has a unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts accessible and easy to apply in everyday life. He has shared his insights on the brain, mindful parenting, and child development with groups ranging from mental health professionals, parents, and neuroscientists to policymakers, judges, Pope John Paul II, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.Dr. Siegel received ...

  • Why Parenting Support Groups Are So Important, According To Newport Academy

    Why Parenting Support Groups Are So Important, According To Newport Academy

    Parenting is one of the hardest and most important jobs anyone can do. Every stage along the way brings more questions and difficult choices. Yet honest conversations about the challenges of parenting are rare — especially when a parent or child is struggling. That’s where parenting support groups come in.Research shows that support groups provide healthy parenting skills, an increased ...

  • Newport Academy Examines The Effects Of Helicopter Parenting

    Newport Academy Examines The Effects Of Helicopter Parenting

    The term “helicopter parenting” describes parents who are overinvolved in their children’s lives. They hover close by and swoop down to help at the first sign of trouble. And helicopter parents don’t change their behavior as their kids get older: they continue to hover as teens enter high school and even when they head off to college.As parenting teenagers has become increasingly ...

  • Create Healthy Holiday Connections Through These Self-Help Tips

    Create Healthy Holiday Connections Through These Self-Help Tips

    Although the holidays are often a time for cheer, thankfulness and positive reflection, the season can also be a difficult time for those suffering from seasonal stress, despite being surrounded by loved ones.In the busy holiday season, people tend to neglect self-care. The holidays are more enjoyable when you’re feeling rested and peaceful, so try and prioritize taking care of ...

  • Newport Academy Tackles The Ins And Outs Of Raising A Teen

    Newport Academy Tackles The Ins And Outs Of Raising A Teen

    Parenting teens can be challenging, but it can also bring immense joy. However, during difficult situations, turning to time-tested, evidence-based strategies for parenting can be helpful, regardless of age. Whether parents are dealing with the “terrible twos” or with a teen mental health crisis, having a toolkit for keeping calm, creating a harmonious household and relating to their ...

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