• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Jessica  Hines

Jessica Hines is Newport Academy's Outpatient Program Coordinator with years of experience working specifically with adolescents. Jessica obtained her B.A. in Communications from the University of Southern California and her Masters in Psychology from Chapman University. She is certified through the advanced training of Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (T-CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and highly trained in the therapeutic modalities of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Additionally, Jessica has co-authored two articles published in top-ranked medical journals detailing her research on distinct coping skills and their effect on the ability to handle identified stressors. Jessica’s focus at Newport Academy is to increase self esteem, strengthen families, resolve trauma, improve coping skills, and ultimately change the lives of children and young adults.

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