SURVIVING STRAIGHT INC.
Straight Incorporated was a “family treatment center” that was dedicated to preventing teenagers from using drugs and alcohol. The “treatment” modality used at Straight was an American version of the infamous re-education centers of the USSR and China. Instead of political dissidents being reformed in the communist mold, Straight took troubled teens and re-programmed them as “Straightlings.” New clients were forcibly indoctrinated with the “Tools of Personal Change” while simultaneously deprived of the most basic human rights. (read more)