Authors

Jane Koppelman

Document Type

Issue Brief

Publication Date

7-22-2005

Abstract

This issue brief discusses the mental health needs of youth who are involved with the juvenile justice system, how they come into contact with the system, and the evidence of the availability and quality of mental health services for such youth. The paper also explores public policy options for avoiding dependence on the juvenile justice system as a last resort for treating youth with mental disorders.

Comments

Issue brief no. 805

Open Access

yes

 
 

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