Facts on Youth

Published by CHJ since 2005, CHJ's Facts on Youth research briefs present timely and important findings related to youth involved in public systems.

Some of our recent issues:

Yearsort descending Title PDF or Related Link
2011 Three in Five High School Students Who Consume Alcohol Report Binge Drinking
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FOY 2011, January
2011 Prevalence of Substance Use Higher Among Incarcerated Youth
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FOY 2011, February
2011 Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Major Depression
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FOY 2011, March
2011 Teen Birth Rate in U.S. Continues Decline, Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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FOY 2011, April
2011 High School Students with Extreme Obesity More Likely to Engage in Some High-Risk Behaviors
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FOY 2011, May
2011 Excessive Screen Time Linked to Engagement in Risk Behaviors
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FOY 2011, June
2011 Teenage Alcohol Use Under Adult Supervision Linked to Harmful Consequences
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FOY 2011, July
2011 Youth Cigarette Use Linked to Smoking in Top-Grossing Movies
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FOY 2011, August
2011 More Hispanic Children Living in Poverty than Any Other Group; African-American Children Face Greatest Poverty Rate
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FOY 2011, October
2011 Parent Military Deployment Associated With Impaired Well-being Among Adolescents
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FOY 2011, November
2011 Substance Use Disorders Greatest Among Youth of Native American, Multiple Race/Ethnicity, White, and Hispanic Backgrounds
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FOY 2011, December
2012 Youth Perception of Parental Disapproval Linked to Lower Rates of Substance Use Among Youth
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FOY 2012, January
2012 One in Five Ninth-Graders at Risk for Mental Health Problems; School-based Services Accessed More than Community Services
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FOY 2012, April
2012 At-Risk Youth Participation in Arts Associated with Higher Rates of Volunteerism and College Completion
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FOY 2012, June
2012 Progress in Reducing HIV Risk Behaviors Among High School Students Levels Off Over Past Decade
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FOY 2012, August
2012 Family Support Linked to Success in Juvenile Drug Court Program
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FOY 2012, Fall
2013 Transferring Youth to Adult Court: Increase in Re-arrest Rate for Those with Non-violent Offenses, Decrease in Rate for Those with Violent Offenses
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FOY 2013, Issue 1
2013 Homicide Rates of Victims Aged 10-24 Continue to Fall, But at Slower Pace; Prevention and Focused Deterrence Needed
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FOY 2013, Issue 3
2013 Youth Incarceration Continues Significant Decline, but Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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FOY 2013, Issue 2
2014 Issue 2: Youth Incarceration Linked to Problems Functioning in Society
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FOY 2014, Issue 2

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