Tag: Institutional Abuse

Is My Child in an Abusive Institution?

Concerned Mother and Teen

When it comes to the health of today’s youth, the troubled teen industry may be one of its greatest threats. Largely unregulated, youth residential treatment facilities collect billions of dollars treating teens with behavioral problems. However, many people question the safety and effectiveness of such facilities. If you are a parent of a teen at … Continue reading

Three Ways to Fight Institutional Abuse

Woman Consoles a Teen

Institutional abuse happens when a staff member or agent of an organization or care facility abuses their power over those in their care. This type of abuse can be financial, emotional, physical, mental or sexual. It can happen to seniors, the mentally impaired, adults, teenagers and children. Unfortunately, this abuse happens all too often, but … Continue reading

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