Tag Archives: Adolescence

Mitt Romney: A Voice of Freedom and Hope? Not for America’s So-Called “Troubled” Youth

Mitt Romney’s Deep Connections to the Troubled Teen Industry Mitt Romney’s biography describes him as a well-educated businessman, skilled economic adviser, and typical family man.  He is quoted as stating, “I refuse to believe that America is just another place on the map with a flag.  We stand for freedom and opportunity and hope.” [1]  His biography references […]

Read More 22 Comments

Common Questions and Assumptions about the Troubled Teen Industry

Questions & Answers When attempting to explain the “Troubled Teen Industry” and the widespread child abuse that occurs within it, I am often met with several common questions and incorrect assumptions. The purpose of this article is to provide a comprehensive overview of this industry, how it operates, and what has been researched and proven […]

Read More 1 Comment

Recommended Reading

American Child, Mexican Prisoner:  Casa By the Sea http://www.therealcasa.blogspot.com This is an excellent survivor blog with real journal entries and letters home.  Beautifully written, this blog offers a unique look into the mind of a teenager struggling to come to terms with their imprisonment in a Mexican WWASP facility. A Life Gone Awry http://www.alifegoneawry.com/ Free […]

Read More 1 Comment