“Teen-treatment Industry” — Toxic America — ‘Blindfolds, hoods and handcuffs’: How some teenagers get to Utah’s youth treatment programs

“Secure transport services,” a shadowy corner of the teen-treatment industry, are almost entirely unregulated. Parent-hired transporters can pull kids from their beds, handcuff them, hold them down or blindfold them. In Utah, a legislator who recently sponsored a bill that brought regulatory reform to the state’s booming teen-treatment industry said he wants to take a closer look at how kids from all over the country are getting to the state for treatment.

— Read on www.apmreports.org/story/2022/03/08/how-teenagers-get-to-utah-youth-treatment-programs