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  • 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 ...

  • Newport Academy Examines Teens, Sports And Mental Health

    Newport Academy Examines Teens, Sports And Mental Health

    Teen sports can have a major positive impact on a child's quality of life, especially in the area of mental health. There are a variety of ways to reap exercise's benefits, from dance, yoga and hiking to basketball, baseball and other team sports. In addition to promoting a healthier body, youth athletics also boost self-esteem, hone teamwork skills and allow athletes to develop a close ...

  • Is Your Teen Suffering From Anxiety? Newport Academy Explains Signs

    Is Your Teen Suffering From Anxiety? Newport Academy Explains Signs

    Unfortunately, teen anxiety disorders are increasingly common among adolescents, with roughly 25 percent of American teens between the ages of 13 and 18 having been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder at some point.Teens with anxiety disorders experience particularly high levels of anxiety and often struggle with feelings of tension and fear. As a result, these emotions can interfere ...

  • Teens And Antidepressants: More Harm Than Good?

    Teens And Antidepressants: More Harm Than Good?

    With teen depression on the rise, medication may seem like the easiest and quickest way to treat struggling or suicidal teens. However, the results of these treatments have been mixed, and in some cases, ultimately cause more harm than good. How Antidepressants WorkTo some extent, depression and its effects on the brain are a mystery. However, the simplest explanation for how ...

  • 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 ...

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