Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center

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Cinnamon Hills Youth Crisis Center is located in St. George, Utah <Ref>The facility on Google Maps</Ref>. The targetgroup is youth between 12 and 17.

Program structure[redigér]

They seems to operate with a level system. Some of the names are "Belt Status", G1 and "All Star".

However another sources this statement

its "youth development" and life skills student must stay 6 months in youth development were he/she are limited in things... and in life skills still are very many limitations but they try to say they have a lot of freedom.

The student / parent manual is not online the outline of the program can described in detail.


The have a punishment / isolation room. Other punishment as being forced to lie down on the floor face down during the night with windows open, so it gets cold are also used <Ref>Several statements from relatives and survivors from Heal-online, see SURVIVOR REPORT #1.</Ref>


The City counsel does not want a reputation as a town for troubled teenagers, so the sign in front of the building must not include the word "Treatment Center" <Ref>REGULAR MEETING, NOVEMBER 21, 2002, 4:00 P.M. - CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS</Ref>

In the news[redigér]

  • A document mentions an arrest on the campus of a murderer <Ref>U.S. v. Bautista, 1998 10CIR 597 145 F.3d 1140, Case Number: 97-2222, Decided: 05/22/1998, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals</Ref>
  • January 2008 it was reported that a staff member was charged for having sex with one of the detained girls, who were meant to go on a home visit, but choosed to run away in order to stay with the staff member <Ref>Man busted for sex with 17-year-old runaway, Deseret News, Jan 27, 2008</Ref>. It seemed that the relationship was voluntary.
  • December 2009 a staff member was sentenced to from one to 15 years in prison for having a relationship with a 17 year old girl <ref>Man sentenced in sex case, by Kevin Jenkins, The Spectrum, December 2009</ref>

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