16 Year Old Dies During Restraint at Leake & Watts Residential Treatment Center

16 Year Old Dies During Restraint at Leake & Watts Residential Treatment Center

RIP Corey Foster 4/ 25/1995 – 4/18/2012 Corey Foster died of heart failure during a restraint at the Leake & Watts Residential Treatment center in Yonkers, New York on April 18th, 2012. Leake & Watts presented Corey with an award for excellence only hours before he died. Corey was loved by many, and his death spurred outrage […]

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GAO – Troubled Teen Industry Hearing – 2008

GAO – Troubled Teen Industry Hearing – 2008

Government Accountability Office – Federal Investigation Widespread allegations of abuse spurred a federal investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, and Congressional hearings in October 2007 and April 2008 and resulted in the proposal of H.R. 5876 – Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs, later H.R. 911 and now HR […]

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The Troubled Teen Industry

The Troubled Teen Industry

The “Troubled Teen Industry” is a secretly connected industry, that consists of a network of similarly structured Behavior Modification Programs, Residential Treatment Programs, Boot Camps or Drug Rehabilitation Centers that all claim to cure the modern teenager of their adolescent behavior. They use deceptive marketing tactics to con desperate parents into thinking that for the […]

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This Week in the Troubled Teen Scam…

This Week in the Troubled Teen Scam…

This week in the Troubled Teen Scam things have been a happening.. First! Youth Foundation Success Academy  pervert Brown was  sentenced to a slap on the rist of 120 days in jail for sharing pornographic pictures of himself with detained youth. Read more about it here: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/28389e9f77264c3b9db35ae4d01f9d2e/UT–Homemade-Porn-Group-Home The question asked by a member of the […]

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The “trouble” with Lifetime’s “Teen Trouble” & Josh Shipp

The “trouble” with Lifetime’s “Teen Trouble” & Josh Shipp

An uproar of controversy has surrounded Lifetime’s new show, Teen Trouble and it’s host, author and public speaker Josh Shipp, over his “gritty” methods of getting through to troubled teens. With no reference to any degrees, certifications or professional qualifications, Josh Shipp refers to himself as an “expert in teen behavior” who practices psycho-dramatic methods that […]

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The New Bethany Book

The New Bethany Book

The Real Book of New Bethany << Click Here Most of those submitting to this book realize that the past cannot be changed, but it is hoped that by telling thier personal stories that such terrible atrocities will not be allowed to continue to happen to any innocent children in the future.  

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#SaveVictoria Press Release – May 26th 2012

#SaveVictoria Press Release – May 26th 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WHO IS #SAVEVICTORIA? #SaveVictoria is a loose group of concerned citizens and activist groups who have banded together to prevent Victoria X (last name withheld), a 16-year old citizen of the United States, from being sent to Diamond Ranch Academy, as ordered by a court in Louisiana’s 22nd JDC.   BACKGROUND […]

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Mitt Romney’s Special Interest in The Troubled Teen Industry

Mitt Romney’s Special Interest in The Troubled Teen Industry

What do Mitt Romney, Bain Capital and the notorious Troubled Teen Industry have in common?… Sadly, quite a lot. The Troubled Teen Industry is a global term for any privately owned teen detention facility, (some that accept government grants), that operate a “Tough Love” system and utilize the infliction of stress, humiliation, pain, isolation and various techniques […]

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R.I.P James “Jim” Shirey

R.I.P James “Jim” Shirey

    James Richard “Jim” Shirey Date of Birth: June 07, 1994 Date of Death: January 10, 2009 Country of Birth: United States Place of Birth: San Diego, CA Place of Death: Diamond Ranch Academy in Hurricane, Utah James’ Memorial Page   “The last time we were together, January 3, 2009, as we waited for […]

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Dr. Drew Endorses Diamond Ranch Academy

Dr. Drew Endorses Diamond Ranch Academy

On Feb 20th 2012, Dr. Drew Pinsky, a popular drug rehab specialist, producer, radio show personality and “doctor to the stars” (as seen on Celebrity Rehab) ran a show on his program Life Changers about a mother who gave her son an unusual punishment for his behavior; She made him stand out on the street corner […]

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