Case #167: The Troubled Teen Industry; How Bout Dat?


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By Brandon Gerbig. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Started by Synanon, now perpetuated by “Doctor” Phil, the modern Troubled Teen Industry is a collection of ranches, resorts, campgrounds and other facilities that purport to “turn a troubled teen around”. In practice however, these places are wrought with abuse, illegal activity, incompetent staff, and programs that don’t deliver what they promise. -Sponsored by- Our Patrons at

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