• Substance Use Treatment in Jails: Current Issues and Recommendations 

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that in 2014, 21.5 million people in the United States age twelve and older had at least one substance use disorder (SUD), as cited in Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ; 2015).


  • Opiate Use: The Tip of the Iceberg for Adults in Jail

    Law enforcement officials and public health professionals are currently concentrating their efforts on reducing opiate use, and for good reason, but they may be overlooking even more prevalent substance use disorders (SUDs).


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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