^ Back to Top
954-260-0805

Teen Help Program Closes: Alleged Abuse of Students

Midwest Academy: Ex-students say they were tortured – NY Post – program is shut-down

Make no mistake, when parents reach their wit’s end with their troubled teenager they can be vulnerable and believe just about anything when they are searching for help.

I was there once.

My story or should I say nightmare, seems to be repeating itself with the headlines coming out of Iowa — with the alleged WWASPS affiliated program Midwest Academy (now closed).

According the the latest news report;

Midwest Academy Is Accused of Locking Students in Tiny Isolation Boxes for Days or More

This is not any different than we heard from students a decade earlier in their many other programs that are now closed.

It’s sad that we are now years later and this type of abusive behavior is still going on.

This is why I created my organization to help educate parents about the big business of the teen help industry.

bringing_families_back_togetherIt’s not about frightening you, as I firmly believe that parents need options.  Keep in mind, I was in your shoes once. There are many excellent programs and schools in our country, however it’s about learning how to sort the good from the not so good.

Visit www.helpyourteens.com and you will find advice and questions to ask schools and programs before making your major decision.

 

As Featured On

DrPhil_Season_7_title_card1-250x139oprah-logo-250x1091PLATFORMforgoodParentingTodaysKidssunsentinelGaltimeFoxNews1Forbes-Magazine-Logo-Fonthuffington-post-logo
family online safetyTodayMomsusatodaywashpostabcnewsCNN-living1anderson-cooper-360-logo-250x107cbs_eve_logobostonglobe-250x250nbc6newsweek

..and many more.

  • RSS Sue Scheff Blog

    • Smartphone Addiction: The Tween and Teen Generation March 18, 2017
      According to scholars and psychologist, the smartphone devices are causing a heist of the apparent preoccupation, not only in adults but also in the kids. Especially when the matter of the availability of the internet over the smartphones is concerned, the hike certainly makes it clear that the extensive users of this technology are addicted […]
    • 6 Reminders to Keep Your Child Safe Online March 13, 2017
      The modern technology and rain of contemporary devices such as smartphones, tablets and IPAD’s playing a positive role in spreading information among the general public. But these tech gadgets when connected with the internet often play a negative part and may cause some serious issues especially in the lives of young kids who use to […]
    • Pink Shirt Day, AT&T and Bullying Prevention February 20, 2017
      According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), 1 in 3 students say they have been bullied at school. The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey found that nationwide, 19 percent of students had been bullied on school property during the 12 months before the survey, while nearly 15 percent had been […]

To get help, CLICK HERE or call us at 954-260-0805
P.U.R.E. does not provide legal advice and does not have an attorney on staff.
^ Back to Top
Copyright © 2001-2017 Help Your Teens. Optimized Web Design by SEO Web Mechanics Site Map