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DRA Survivor Statement: Horrible Place.

DECLARATION UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY PURSUANT TO 28 USCA 1746 I, Travis H. declare and state as follows: Period of Internment (MM/YY to MM/YY)     02/06 to 11/06 Declarative Statement     Horrible place. Website was all b.s. schooling was less than adequate. Some of the staff were nice, mostly the lower paid ones […]

Diamond Ranch Academy Teacher Faces Child Sexual Abuse/ Exploitation Charges

Diamond Ranch Academy Teacher Faces Child Sexual Abuse/ Exploitation Charges

Read Full Article Here: The Spectrum Haven Scott, hscott@thespectrum.com4:20 p.m. MDT September 9, 2015 A Cedar City man, whom authorities said was a local science teacher, is now facing serious charges – multiple counts of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of a minor. Chad Ryan Huntsman, 32, was booked into the Iron County Jail on […]

r/TroubledTeens: Diamond Ranch Academy Survivor Speaks Out

r/TroubledTeens: Diamond Ranch Academy [–]isabellabee[S] “Hi my names Bella and i’m a “survivor” of a “therapeutic boarding school.” The name is Diamond Ranch Academy. I’ve been out for over a year now and not a day goes by that i don’t think about that horrifying, degrading, detrimental place. It kills me knowing there’s kids still […]

DRA Survey – Bella (2013)

Diamond Ranch Academy Survivor Survey – Bella Date of Submission: 8/24/15 Do you wish to grant further testimony to investigators? – Yes. Age and year of admittance – 14, 2013 How long was your stay at D.R.A.? – seven and a half months How long have you been back home? – a little over a […]

DRA Survey – Devyn S. (2009)

Diamond Ranch Academy Survivor Survey – Devyn S. Date of Submission: 08-23-15 Do you wish to grant further testimony to investigators? – Please contact me with further information. Age and year of admittance – I was 16 years old in the year of 2009. How long was your stay at D.R.A.? – 7 months How […]

DRA Survey – Michael B.

Diamond Ranch Academy Survivor Survey – Michael B. Date of Submission: 08-01-15 Do you wish to grant further testimony to investigators? – No. Age and year of admittance – 18, admitted in 2013 returned (forced) in 2014 How long was your stay at D.R.A.? – A total of almost 19 month How long have you […]

Teens Call ‘Academy’ a Private Prison

By JONNY BONNER Read Full Article @ Courthouse News Service SALT LAKE CITY (CN) – A private prison that calls itself an academy locked up teenagers, “sadistically and verbally” beat them down, and forced them to go barefoot in winter, four teens claim in court. Tyler Weber, Tracy Sarno, Janet Yelding and Janaye Kearns sued […]

Abuse Allegations Continue at Utah Residential Youth Treatment Facilities

Abuse Allegations Continue at Utah Residential Youth Treatment Facilities

Ten years after new regulations were adopted, activists say for-profit private care centers are rife with problems Read Full Article @ america.aljazeera.com April 21, 2015 5:00AM ET by Justin Higginbottom @justinHhiggin SALT LAKE CITY — One memory stuck out for Spirit-Angel Conley. It was 2012, and at the age of 14 she had made it through […]

DRA Survivor Testimony – Luke B

DECLARATION UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY PURSUANT TO 28 USCA 1746 I, Luke B declare and state as follows: Period of Internment (MM/YY to MM/YY) (02/13 to 06/13) Declarative Statement I was at Diamond Ranch for 4 month (2/13 to 6/14). I’d say only about 3% (if that) actually “seek” help for their problems. The author […]