• Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

    For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity, but offer little data on the internal and external resources individuals and families can mobilize in resolving such problems (White & Cloud, 2008).

    Read More >>

  • Social Determinants of Health and Behavioral Health Challenges

    The behavioral health field is engaged in a movement to expand the conventional medical treatment model of care that emphasizes diagnosis and subsequent treatment to the more comprehensive and inclusive model of population health. Improving “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group” (Kindig & Stoddard, 2003) is the critical focus of the population health model.

    Read More >>

Rachel  Fortune
MD, FAAP

Rachel Fortune, MD, FAAP, is the medical director of Newport Academy and a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist with a particular interest in the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Fortune completed her pediatrics residency at Columbus Children's Hospital in Ohio in 2007 and her adolescent medicine fellowship at Children's Hospital Colorado in 2012. Dr. Fortune had a successful practice treatment adolescents with eating disorders at Yale University School of Medicine before joining Newport Academy in 2014.