Community Support Groups

Seeking greater harmony in your family? Newport Healthcare offers parent support groups, which are at no cost and are open to the community, that combine two of our greatest assets: our clinicians and connections with other parents. The primary objective of our support groups is to provide information on teen and young adult mental health for our local communities, in an effort to share tools to support sustainable healing. Our licensed therapists also offer support groups for teens and young adults, to facilitate honest dialogue around what it means to engage with today’s world as a Gen Z or Millennial.

To Write Love on Her Arms

Newport Healthcare has long partnered with To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA), a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Our partnership with TWLOHA has included matching gift donations, Newport employee and alumni team fundraising efforts, participation in TWLOHA roundtable events, and suicide prevention awareness efforts for both organizations’ audiences. Funds raised for TWLOHA go toward counseling and group therapy sessions for individuals who are struggling.

The Trevor Project

Newport Healthcare is a proud Corporate Partner of The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning young people. In addition to Newport’s financial assistance that supports The Trevor Project’s suicide prevention efforts, every Newport employee is required to attend the organization’s tailored, in-depth Ally Training program led by Trevor’s public education team. In the words of Newport CEO Joe Procopio, “Our work with The Trevor Project affirms our commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, to supporting their mental health needs with educated clinicians and an inclusive treatment environment, and financially supporting the efforts of The Trevor Project’s critical mission to end LGBTQ youth suicide.”

Donating to Our Communities

As a part of our corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, Newport Healthcare funds initiatives aligned with our mission, in regions where our employees live and work, and beyond. Since 2016, Newport Healthcare has donated millions in free unfunded care to local and national organizations. Newport has made donations to support Connecticut Foodshare, Save the Children, FutureWell, GirlTrek, Community of Hope DC, the Red Cross, and many of the local fire and law enforcement agencies in the communities in which we operate.

The Jason Foundation

One day in 1997, Clark Flatt’s youngest son, Jason, fell victim to the “silent epidemic” of youth suicide. Following this tragic event, Clark created the Jason Foundation and dedicated his life to suicide prevention, through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, parents, educators, and youth workers with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk teens. Newport Academy is a Jason Foundation Pillar Affiliate, serving as a hub where parents, teachers, guidance counselors, students, churches, and other community organizations can obtain educational materials and learn about the foundation’s training programs.

The American Psychological Association

As part of our vision to be an innovator in behavioral health treatment and a pioneer in removing the stigma of mental health, Newport has joined forces with the American Psychological Association (APA) to raise awareness and understanding of mental health treatment options. The APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 133,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members. The Newport/APA relationship includes a series of mental health-focused sponsored webinars, integrated educational materials, and participation in the national APA Annual Convention.

Together, we are addressing the teen mental health crisis through education and awareness initiatives that support young people in getting the help they need. The Foundation’s invaluable work in preventing youth suicide is in direct alignment with Newport Academy’s mission to empower teens and restore families.

Joe Procopio
CEO of Newport Healthcare