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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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