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Online Shaming, Public Shaming and Your Reputation You don’t second chance to make a first impression – today your first impression is likely what the Internet is saying about you. What goes online can have serious and lasting consequences – whether...
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As a parent, you want to protect your child from the dangers of the internet. There are countless stories of predators, hackers, and thieves targeting and exploiting young adults. To avoid this, many parents will go as far as to limit or prohibit their child’s use of the internet. However, this solution isn’t practical. The […]
Facebook Knew Instagram Could Be Harmful to Our Teens The tech giant has studied how the app affects youth. An article in The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook’s own documents found Instagram to be damaging to teens. A 2017 survey, published by the U.K.’s Royal Society for Public Health, found Instagram to be “worst […]
Dear Sue Scheff,
Thank you so much. It is interesting to know that we are not alone. And although I wish that no one would have to go through what we are going through, it is nice to know that there are so many others that are having similar difficulties and can offer support.
Karen B., NY
Thank you for all your help and recommendations. We are trying to work with a psychologist and I’ve set up counseling at his present school. Thank you again for all your help. I cannot thank you enough for your honesty. God Bless. Keep up the good work.
Mrs. M., FL
Thanks for following up, and for readily providing information when I first
inquired. Right now, we’re still sorting out timing and steps to be undertaken for
placement (with current school agreement) and hospital.
Many thanks for the service you provide.
Thank you for the help. Since I have been in touch with you and I’m feeling a little more positive about our situation. Thanks for your service.
Teri L., TX
This is the lady from Naples, Florida who first called you in March. I am happy and relieved to say that my son [names withheld]. He has been there about a week. I hear so far, so good. I am grateful that our path’s crossed on the internet and I found Pure and yes that you called me back right away and took the time to talk to me.
Thank-you very much
Please continue your much needed help to others
Janice P., FL
Dear Sue Scheff,
Thank for your help it’s so hard to find help for children theses days. So when I seen your response it just brighten my day so I just want to say thanks.
Julie L., TX
Dear P.U.R.E.™ and Sue,
I just wanted to give you an update. It was unbelievably difficult, but I feel sure that I made the right choice. She is beginning to admit that she has some issues to work on and I can rest assured that she is safe and well cared for. I knew that, if I kept her at home, it was only a matter of time before I would have gotten a call from the police dept., the emergency room or, heaven forbid, the coroner’s office. You may have helped me save my daughter’s life an… Read more
Your statement about my son is on point. He acquainted himself with bad friends. He was averaging 85 one school term then dropped dramatically to a 59 the second term. Thank you so much.
Gloria V., FL
Thank you so much and thank you for your efforts in helping other parents. God bless!
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I found your information so very helpful. I am SOOO GLAD you put that info in a place I could find it! I was searching for parent info that was not put out by the school! If you have any info that could help me, I welcome any knowledge you would care to share!
THANK YOU – God bless!