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568. West Ridge Academy

West Ridge Academy was formerly known as Utah Boys Ranch but now it serves both genders.

Searching on the names the facility has been operated under you find lawsuits and other cases involving various aspect of abuse which leaves no question about whether it is not a fun place to be as a teenager.


567. Waterfall Canyon Academy

Waterfall Canyon Academy is located in Ogden in Utah. In the media the facility is known for runaways and explicit photos connected to an employee.

While it create some kind of safe environment for adults suffering from various illnesses like Autismn it does not sound like a fun place to be as a teenager.


566. Uinta Academy

This facility located in Utah gets mixed reviews and a parent wrote on Fornits that she felt that the facility was very self-centered and they didn’t consult people on the outside even when it came to medications etc. That can provide a danger because facilities should work together and not just second-guess diagnoses so they can earn more money on analyses.

It can result in too long stays and that cannot be fun to be there as a teenager when this happen. Also a resident speaks of gender therapy being practised there.


565. Stillwater Academy

Stillwater Academy located in Utah were in the years 2002-2004 the center of the media interests because they held artist Alex Asch detained on the orders of his parents who didn’t understand the concept of life his choice of life as an artist included.

Forced to take medication, cut off from the surrounding world, isolated from the life back home with friend and censorship of his work were just some of the things he experienced. He was released in 2004.

Just Call Them Crazy: Alex Asch on Forced Institutionalization from minor compositions on Vimeo.

It cannot be fun to be locked up as a teenager just because you do not share the same values of life as your parents.


564. Forest Hospital

Forest Hospital in Des Plaines is today mostly kwown for having housed artist Daphne Scholinski while they tried to treat her for a non-illness. It is not known how many teenagers who were treated without cause. However when they hospital was sold, news emerged that they have treated patients unnescesary collecting money for it. They were ordered to pay some of the money back.

It could not have been fun to be treated and even restrained for illnesses you do not suffer from.


563. Turn-about Ranch

Turn-about Ranch was founded in 1989. Today it is mostly known for having housed Jemma Lucy and Danielle Bregoli aiding them making their career as they have it today.

Sadly it is also known for the tragic death of an employee caused by the stressful environment the ranch create for the newcomers to the ranch.

Robbed of modern things like heating and decent bed combined with being confined to a stone circle all day the only question is why it took so long for a murder to occur.

It cannot be a fun place to be as a teenager.


562. Sunrice RTC

This facility in Hurricane Utah is perhaps mostly known for the terrible traffic accident which claimed the lives of two residents. However the real issue is that the facility isolates the young female teenagers from their peers back home and use both restraints and isolation as punishment.

It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.


560. Climax Public School

Climax Public School – a boarding school located in the Jehanabad district in India is mentioned on several websites as a place where the school management are ready to put their students in chains in order to keep them in school. The authorities are investigating the matter. It is also stated that the school made use of corporal punishment.

It cannot be fun to be there as a child.


559. Unnamed Quaran school in Hargeisa, Somalia

This Somaliland based boarding school was used when parents of girls with ethnic origins from the area now living in Denmark, Norway or United Kingdom believed that their girls had adapted too well to the western life style.

So they lured their girls on holiday and enrolled them in this boarding school with the help of bribed policemen.

Here the girls were shackled if they were believed to be planning escape and subjected to a non-western life style and teaching.

One of the girls escaped the boarding school and her information led to a raid where other girls from a number of western countries were liberated.

It could not have been fun to be there as a teenager.


554. Treloar College

Some decades back Treloar College was the cutting edge when you had to place a child suffering from haemophilia. However the treatment included use of blood from people which were not properly screened and now only a few former students are alive. Most died from use of blood of poor quality.

It could have been fun to be there safe from bullies in the outside world which didn’t understand how difficult it is to live with this illness but in the end it was not fun because a stay turned out to be a death sentence.