Youth in the juvenile justice system experience mental health disorders at a rate three times higher than that of the general youth population, according to a white paper from the Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative ... Read More
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort targeting the behavioral health needs of youth in contact with the juvenile justice system. Read More
The report highlights the continued positive trend in the nine states leading the nation in reducing incarceration, and showcases a handful of states that have opened the door for future progress. Read More
A report from the Vera Institute of Justice stresses that responding to “status offenses” in court can lead to deeper juvenile justice system involvement, including detention or placement in a residential facility – outcomes that are out ... Read More
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