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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

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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