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  • We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy

    In its investigation of Rock River Academy in Rockford, the Tribune examined thousands of pages of confidential juvenile case files and other records but also interviewed 20 former residents for their recollections of life inside the facility. Those...
  • Residential centers call police to discipline youths for spitting, threats

     Residential centers call police to discipline youths for spitting, threats
    Placed in a Wisconsin residential treatment center for youths with behavioral and mental health problems, the teenager ran away for a night to visit his girlfriend. He returned the next morning to find the facility doors locked. In a moment of anger,...
  • Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.

     Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.
    Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
  • Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'

    Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'
    With her belongings in a backpack, 16-year-old Jessica McQueen described wandering the streets of Rockford, begging for food and money. It was a cold day in October, and she had no reliable place to stay. But McQueen told a reporter she was desperate to...
  • Suits allege more abuse at Mount Dora deaf academy

    Suits allege more abuse at Mount Dora deaf academy
    As the father of a physically and mentally disabled daughter, Bruce Maxwell understands the challenges parents face when trying to find proper help for their children. The Jacksonville attorney is taking up the cause for parents of children who lived...
  • Reports blister Chicago psychiatric hospital for youths

    Reports blister Chicago psychiatric hospital for youths
    When Garfield Park Hospital opened in February, the child psychiatric center promised to treat Chicago's toughest kids, including young gang members and sexually aggressive adolescents. But Illinois officials stopped sending juvenile state wards to...
  • UIC report slams Hartgrove psychiatric hospital

    UIC report slams Hartgrove psychiatric hospital
    In a damning new report, experts from the University of Illinois at Chicago paint a grim portrait of conditions at a Chicago psychiatric hospital, describing an environment of chaos, physical attacks and sexual assaults that regularly puts its young...
  • Justice Department expands psychiatric hospital probe to 3 more Illinois facilities

    Justice Department expands psychiatric hospital probe to 3 more Illinois facilities
    A U.S. Department of Justice probe into patient care at a suburban psychiatric hospital is expanding to three other prominent Illinois facilities owned by Universal Health Services Inc., the nation's largest operator of behavioral health hospitals and...
  • HuffPost: Santorum on hospital board sued by DOJ

     
    Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania's former senator and as of Monday an official candidate for president, sits on the board of Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS), which has been fraught with legal issues including a lawsuit by the Justice Department for...
  • Southwest Healthcare in Riverside County to keep Medicare funding

     
    Southwest Healthcare officials announced Monday that the Riverside County hospital system had reached an agreement with federal regulators that will allow them to keep their Medicare funding past June 1. The agreement comes a month after state officials...