“The idea behind private behavior modification facilities — boarding schools, military-style boot camps, wilderness programs — dates back at least 50 years. For a price, they have promised to treat teens with substance abuse and behavioral or emotional issues, while also letting them take classes to satisfy state requirements for a high school education. But there’s little evidence that ‘tough love’ techniques such as isolation and humiliation actually work.” Sebastian Murdock in HuffPo: The troubled-teen industry has been a disaster for decades. And it’s still not fixed. I’m glad my parents stuck with their Jewish teen bootcamp (Hebrew School, Xanax).