Episode 227

The Troubled Teen Industry


April 7th, 2020

17 mins 9 secs

Season 2

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About this Episode

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What kinds of kids get sent to these institutions
  • What kinds of rules are there at these places
  • What kinds of punishments happen
  • How everyone is turned into a snitch
  • What kinds of regulations govern these places
  • What recourse kids have if sent there
  • And much more

Links from this episode:

Troubled Podcast

Troubled podcast on social media: @talktroubled

2007 Congressional Hearing on Child Neglect & Abuse in Residential Homes

2008 Congressional Hearing on Child Abuse & Deceptive Marketing by Residential Programs for Teens (incl GAO findings from the investigation prompted by the 2007 Hearing

Aaron Bacon Short Film (his parents testified in Congressional Hearings)

The Last Stop Documentary (film here)

Last Stop (trailer)

Fix My Kid Documentary (film)

Fix My Kid (trailer)

ABC Special "A Boy Named Lucas"

Support On Belief: A Podcast About Cults