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Prominent Mental Health Expert & Media Psychologist Dr. Don Grant Joins Newport Healthcare Team

Newport Healthcare, a national network of evidence-based healing centers for teens and young adults with primary mental health disorders, has announced Don Grant, MA, MFA, DAC, SUDCC IV, PhD, as Director of Outpatient Services, Santa Monica. Dr. Grant is an internationally award-winning media psychologist, published researcher, clinician, and educator with specific expertise in technology’s impact on mental health.

Newport Institute Announces Expanded Health Insurance Coverage for Young Adults Struggling with Mental Health Issues

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve mental health treatment by making services more widely accessible and affordable for those struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and co-occurring substance use and eating disorder issues, Newport Institute is now part of an in-network agreement with Anthem Blue Cross in California. The mental health treatment program for young adults ages…

As Pandemic Escalates Mental Health Concerns, Newport Healthcare Partners with Nonprofit, To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA), for 4th Year to Raise Suicide Awareness

Worldwide, 800,000 people die by suicide each year. For each death, there are an additional 25 attempts. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified an already existing mental health crisis in this country as research shows that more than 21,000 Americans considered self-harm or suicide this past May alone. Sadly, younger populations including teens and young adults are being hit especially…

Leading Mental Health Treatment Center for Young Adults, Newport Institute, Launches Website to Expand Reach to Young Adults Nationally

Newport Institute, a series of mental health treatment programs for young adults ages 18-27, today announces the launch of their new website dedicated to providing information about mental health and available treatment options. Newport Institute, a Newport Healthcare service, opened its doors earlier this year with locations in the Greater Seattle Area, San Francisco Bay…

Newport Institute Opens Residential Treatment Programs for Young Adults with Primary Mental Health Issues

Newport Institute, a series of mental health treatment programs for young adults ages 18-27, has announced the grand opening of residential treatment centers in the Greater Seattle Area, San Francisco Bay Area, and Greater Los Angeles Area, with locations coming soon near New York City and Washington DC. Newport Institute offers immersive, primary mental health services in gender-specific healing centers for…

Experts & Thought Leaders on Young Adult Development

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CBS features Ted Guastello, Vice President of Operations at Newport Academy, outlining why a teen might bully.

Newport Healthcare’s Ted Guastello highlights the importance of connection with children and teens, and stresses that parents need to have a pulse on what’s going on in their household and with their child. He explains that the mental health consequences of bullying and cyberbullying—for teens who bully and for their victims—aren’t always evident. That’s why it’s vital to pay attention to kids’ behavior and look for potential red flags.

Jamison Monroe TED Talk

Jamison Monroe Jr., Founder and Executive Chairman of Newport Healthcare, gives a TEDx Talk on disrupting education. Jamison is passionate about kids and about getting them the education they need—whether that means finding a way for them to go to school after war or a natural disaster, or supporting them within an educational environment that’s committed to helping students maintain sobriety. In this video, he shares his personal story of drug use and recovery as an illustration of how high-pressure academic institutions can promote substance abuse. He also relates inspiring stories of how education activists have made a difference for kids around the world.