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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…

Experts & Thought Leaders on Young Adult Development

Newport Healthcare’s leadership team with more than 500 years of Clinical and Therapeutic expertise has been featured by many of the most respected press outlets around the world. We are proud to share our expertise and success stories on timely topics affecting teens, young adults and families today.

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.