Transforming Lives as a Clinical Outreach Specialist

Before she joined the Newport Healthcare team as a Clinical Outreach Specialist in Northern California, Lindsey Corcoran studied veterinary medicine, did marketing and public relations, worked in the pharmaceutical industry, and served as the director of a large restaurant group. In every stop along what she calls a “super-windy path,” Lindsey drew on two of…

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The Science of Stress: How to Reduce Your Allostatic Load

What happens to the mind and body when they are in a constant state of stress—when the “fight or flight” mechanism never turns off? Over the course of the last 14 months, we have individually and collectively experienced the multilayered effects of this chronic global and personal stress.  Healthcare providers, parents, teens and young adults, and…

Newport’s Approach to Healthy Device Management

People often think that because my research and practitioner work over the last 15 years has focused on device management, I advocate abandoning social media completely and trading in our smartphones for flip phones. Let me set the record straight: I’m not anti-technology. I use it all the time myself; I’m all about a family sitting together and watching a show, or sharing memes…

Providing Education and Inspiration for Our Larger Community

Newport Healthcare’s mission is to empower lives and restore families, and a central aspect of that mission is education—for our clients and families, our staff, and behavioral healthcare professionals throughout the country and beyond. Within the treatment milieu, at both Newport Academy for teens and Newport Institute for young adults, our academic and life skills…