Newport Academy Receives Joint Commission's Gold Seal Of Approval

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Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Care Awards Newport Academy the Gold Seal of Approval, an International Symbol of Quality and Safe Care

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Academy, a series of leading adolescent treatment centers

specializing in mental health, trauma, eating disorders, and substance abuse, has received the Gold Seal of Approval® accreditation from the Joint Commission for Behavioral Health Care. The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest health-care accrediting body, setting the highest standards for health-care quality. This accreditation demonstrates Newport Academy's commitment to excellence and unprecedented dedication to delivering effective, compassionate care to teens and their families struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Achieving the Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission involved an audit of Newport Academy's facilities and treatment programs, ensuring that the programs are being practiced in a safe environment and that Newport Academy professionals are properly educating patients about the risks and options for their diagnosis. Newport Academy met more than 1,300 standards and obtained high approval ratings from the Joint Commission.

Jamison Monroe, founder and CEO of Newport Academy, credits the professionalism and passion of his team of more than 260 employees for this recognition. "We are honored to receive the Gold Seal from the Joint Commission," Monroe said. "The incredible team at Newport Academy did an amazing job ensuring that we met every requirement necessary to substantiate our impeccable quality of care as the top teen treatment provider in the US. The dedication of our staff is unsurpassed in offering the highest level of care to our clients. This award is a true testament to the excellence and expertise they provide in all areas of treatment."

Newport Academy meets the Joint Commission's rigorous performance guidelines for ensuring quality and safe care across all individual programs, including:

  • Residential: Newport Academy offers teen treatment in gender-specific male and female residential environments.
  • Outpatient: The Newport Academy Day Treatment and Outpatient programs support adolescent mental health, long-term recovery, and development of life skills.
  • Day Schools: Newport Academy offers unique day schools for teens, providing a nurturing, comprehensive educational environment. Teens are able to heal in mind, body, and spirit while gaining high school diplomas or college credit and setting attainable goals for the future.
  • Family Approach: The entire family participates in the treatment process at Newport Academy, through family therapy and ongoing communication between parents and the core treatment team.

The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® guidelines will also assist Newport Academy to further elevate its treatment programs, as well as its unique holistic approach, which encompasses clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices, such as adventure therapy, horticulture, yoga, and culinary arts. A professional staff comprised of experts, including MDs, psychiatrists, therapists, experiential therapists, registered dieticians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more, provide adolescents and their families with exceptional care in a safe, nurturing, and superior environment.

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About Newport Academy

Newport Academy is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues, eating disorders, and substance abuse. With locations across the United States, Newport Academy offers a compassionate, family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. Offerings include residential treatment, day treatment (PHP), intensive outpatient programming, and therapeutic day schools. Newport Academy nurtures the psychological, social, educational, physical, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families.

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