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:

Year Titlesort descending PDF or Related Link
2012 At-Risk Youth Participation in Arts Associated with Higher Rates of Volunteerism and College Completion
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FOY 2012, June
2011 Excessive Screen Time Linked to Engagement in Risk Behaviors
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FOY 2011, June
2012 Family Support Linked to Success in Juvenile Drug Court Program
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FOY 2012, Fall
2011 High School Students with Extreme Obesity More Likely to Engage in Some High-Risk Behaviors
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FOY 2011, May
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
2014 Issue 2: Youth Incarceration Linked to Problems Functioning in Society
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FOY 2014, Issue 2
2014 Issue 3: High Rates of Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Justice-Involved Youth Increase Risk for Health, Social Problems
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FOY 2014, Issue 3
2015 Issue 3: Previously Incarcerated Youth Die at More Than Four Times the Rate of Their Peers in the General Population
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FOY 2015, Issue 3
2015 Issue 4: 1 in 14 U.S. Children Has Had a Parent in Prison or Jail
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FOY 2015, Issue 4
2014 Issue 4: Adverse Life Experiences Among Detained Youth Linked to Greater Likelihood of Suicide Thoughts and Attempts
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FOY 2014, Issue 4
2014 Issue1: Arrest During Adolescence Linked to Declines in Educational Attainment
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FOY 2014, Issue 1
2015 Issue1: Recent Incarceration of Father Linked to Nearly Double the Risk of Childhood Homelessness
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FOY 2015, Issue 1
2015 Issue2: Maltreatment Will Be Confirmed for 1 in 8 U.S. Children by Age 18
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FOY 2015, Issue 2
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
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
2011 Parent Military Deployment Associated With Impaired Well-being Among Adolescents
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FOY 2011, November
2011 Prevalence of Substance Use Higher Among Incarcerated Youth
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FOY 2011, February
2012 Progress in Reducing HIV Risk Behaviors Among High School Students Levels Off Over Past Decade
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FOY 2012, August
2011 Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Major Depression
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FOY 2011, March
2011 Substance Use Disorders Greatest Among Youth of Native American, Multiple Race/Ethnicity, White, and Hispanic Backgrounds
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FOY 2011, December

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