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Books on the Troubled Teen Industry

Dead, Insane, or In Jail

Dead, Insane, or In Jail - The Dead, Insane, or in Jail memoir series tells Zack Bonnie’s story of his years at the Rocky Mountain Academy (a CEDU school) in Northern Idaho in the late 1980s. Tricked ...

2021-05-21T21:27:22-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|

Gone to the Crazies: A Memoir

Gone to the Crazies: A Memoir - Alison Weaver's privileged upbringing hid the darker undertones of her childhood until her parents shipped her away, at fifteen, to the cultish Cascade School, warping her perception of reality. Upon ...

2021-05-21T21:18:58-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|

Trapped in Paradise: A Memoir

Trapped in Paradise: A Memoir - Memoir of the life of a 'student' of the WWASP run Tranquility Bay and Spring Creek Lodge Programs. Imagine what it would be like being taken from your home in the ...

2021-05-21T21:37:45-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|

Institutionalized Persuasion: The Technology of Reformation in Straight Incorporated and the Residential Teen Treatment Industry

Institutionalized Persuasion: The Technology of Reformation in Straight Incorporated and the Residential Teen Treatment Industry - This is Marcus’s undergraduate thesis, written in 2013 and 2014. His graduate thesis, Totalistic Teen Treatment: A Qualitative Analysis of Retrospective ...

2021-05-21T23:28:11-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|

Jesus Land: A Memoir

Jesus Land: A Memoir - Tells the story of a white girl who was sent from the Midwest to a Christian reform school in the Dominican Republic after she and her black adopted brother fought back against ...

2021-05-21T22:55:28-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|

Boot Camp

Boot Camp - In the middle of the night Garrett is taken from his home to Harmony Lake, a boot camp for troubled teens. Maybe some kids deserve to be sent there, but Garrett knows he doesn't. ...

2021-05-21T22:48:13-07:00April 27, 2021|Categories: Books|
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