Ohio JJC and Coalition Help Revoke Sequel Pomegranates License (12/14/20)

What started with findings from Disability Rights Ohio about inappropriate restraint and numerous abuses at Sequel Pomegranate, a facility charged with caring for teens with mental health and behavioral health needs, led to a long battle by advocates to remove kids from the facility and revoke its operating license.  Late Friday, December 11th, an important victory was won when Sequel relinquished their license.  While this is a critical step to ensure no kids would be subjected to continued abuses, the state left the option open for Sequel to reapply for licensure after ten months.  Read more…