14 episodes

This podcast is a safe space for survivors of the troubled teen industry. #breakingcodesilence

Code Adam Podcast Julia Quinones

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

This podcast is a safe space for survivors of the troubled teen industry. #breakingcodesilence

    Code Adam Episode 13 (Julia)

    Code Adam Episode 13 (Julia)

    Ironwood Maine survivor story from 2012

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Code Adam Episode 12 (Gisselle)

    Code Adam Episode 12 (Gisselle)

    Hello. My name is Julia, and welcome to the Code Adam podcast.
    Like many of those who have survived the ‘Troubled Teen’ industry, I found myself being taken from my bedroom at 4am by strangers to a place called Ironwood Maine, or what some like to call, a Therapeutic Boarding School. Like others before me, I was stripped of my clothes and personal belongings, blocked from any contact with the outside world, and forced to sit outside in silence. I spent 5 days in the cold, forbidden to talk to anyone. I was fourteen years old.
    I learnt that I would have to earn a mattress, a pillow and free time without chores. The privilege to speak, to sit, to stand, to pour milk, to shower, and so many other basic human needs. Unless I did this, I would not be able to join the other girls in the program.
    Does this sound like something you would want to run away from?
    Good luck. If you try to run, they call a Code Adam, forcing all on site to stop everything and search for you until found.
    Most of us tried running at least once. Some got far. Others just made it to the door.
    This podcast is a safe space to share our stories of Code Adams and other experiences from our time in these programs. Join us for our third interview with Katherine Bentley.
    The interviews will be funny, a trigger, potentially therapeutic, but most importantly they are a way for our community to continue #breakingcodesilence.

    • 41 min
    Code Adam Episode 3 (Katherine)

    Code Adam Episode 3 (Katherine)

    Hello. My name is Julia, and welcome to the Code Adam podcast.
    Like many of those who have survived the ‘Troubled Teen’ industry, I found myself being taken from my bedroom at 4am by strangers to a place called Ironwood Maine, or what some like to call, a Therapeutic Boarding School. Like others before me, I was stripped of my clothes and personal belongings, blocked from any contact with the outside world, and forced to sit outside in silence. I spent 5 days in the cold, forbidden to talk to anyone. I was fourteen years old.
    I learnt that I would have to earn a mattress, a pillow and free time without chores. The privilege to speak, to sit, to stand, to pour milk, to shower, and so many other basic human needs. Unless I did this, I would not be able to join the other girls in the program.
    Does this sound like something you would want to run away from?
    Good luck. If you try to run, they call a Code Adam, forcing all on site to stop everything and search for you until found.
    Most of us tried running at least once. Some got far. Others just made it to the door.
    This podcast is a safe space to share our stories of Code Adams and other experiences from our time in these programs. Join us for our third interview with Katherine Bentley.
    The interviews will be funny, a trigger, potentially therapeutic, but most importantly they are a way for our community to continue #breakingcodesilence.

    • 36 min
    Code Adam Episode 11 (Liv)

    Code Adam Episode 11 (Liv)

    Hello. My name is Julia, and welcome to the Code Adam podcast.
    Like many of those who have survived the ‘Troubled Teen’ industry, I found myself being taken from my bedroom at 4am by strangers to a place called Ironwood Maine, or what some like to call, a Therapeutic Boarding School. Like others before me, I was stripped of my clothes and personal belongings, blocked from any contact with the outside world, and forced to sit outside in silence. I spent 5 days in the cold, forbidden to talk to anyone. I was fourteen years old.
    I learnt that I would have to earn a mattress, a pillow and free time without chores. The privilege to speak, to sit, to stand, to pour milk, to shower, and so many other basic human needs. Unless I did this, I would not be able to join the other girls in the program.
    Does this sound like something you would want to run away from?
    Good luck. If you try to run, they call a Code Adam, forcing all on site to stop everything and search for you until found.
    Most of us tried running at least once. Some got far. Others just made it to the door.
    This podcast is a safe space to share our stories of Code Adams and other experiences from our time in these programs. Join us for our most recent interview with Liv LaRocca.
    The interviews will be funny, a trigger, potentially therapeutic, but most importantly they are a way for our community to continue #breakingcodesilence.

    • 43 min
    Code Adam Episode 10 (Anthony)

    Code Adam Episode 10 (Anthony)

    Hello. My name is Julia, and welcome to the Code Adam podcast.
    Like many of those who have survived the ‘Troubled Teen’ industry, I found myself being taken from my bedroom at 4am by strangers to a place called Ironwood Maine, or what some like to call, a Therapeutic Boarding School. Like others before me, I was stripped of my clothes and personal belongings, blocked from any contact with the outside world, and forced to sit outside in silence. I spent 5 days in the cold, forbidden to talk to anyone. I was fourteen years old.
    I learnt that I would have to earn a mattress, a pillow and free time without chores. The privilege to speak, to sit, to stand, to pour milk, to shower, and so many other basic human needs. Unless I did this, I would not be able to join the other girls in the program.
    Does this sound like something you would want to run away from?
    Good luck. If you try to run, they call a Code Adam, forcing all on site to stop everything and search for you until found.
    Most of us tried running at least once. Some got far. Others just made it to the door.
    This podcast is a safe space to share our stories of Code Adams and other experiences from our time in these programs. Join us for our most recent interview with Anthony Ross.
    The interviews will be funny, a trigger, potentially therapeutic, but most importantly they are a way for our community to continue #breakingcodesilence.

    • 28 min
    Code Adam Episode 9 (Madison)

    Code Adam Episode 9 (Madison)

    Hello. My name is Julia, and welcome to the Code Adam podcast.
    Like many of those who have survived the ‘Troubled Teen’ industry, I found myself being taken from my bedroom at 4am by strangers to a place called Ironwood Maine, or what some like to call, a Therapeutic Boarding School. Like others before me, I was stripped of my clothes and personal belongings, blocked from any contact with the outside world, and forced to sit outside in silence. I spent 5 days in the cold, forbidden to talk to anyone. I was fourteen years old.
    I learnt that I would have to earn a mattress, a pillow and free time without chores. The privilege to speak, to sit, to stand, to pour milk, to shower, and so many other basic human needs. Unless I did this, I would not be able to join the other girls in the program.
    Does this sound like something you would want to run away from?
    Good luck. If you try to run, they call a Code Adam, forcing all on site to stop everything and search for you until found.
    Most of us tried running at least once. Some got far. Others just made it to the door.
    This podcast is a safe space to share our stories of Code Adams and other experiences from our time in these programs. Join us for our most recent interview with Madison Barbera.
    The interviews will be funny, a trigger, potentially therapeutic, but most importantly they are a way for our community to continue #breakingcodesilence.

    • 38 min

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