Youth

Through juvenile justice services and prevention strategies, we seek to stop chronic patterns of trauma, behavioral health issues, and justice involvement. We examine issues and practices that allow young people to develop in safe and healthy environments.

Here is some of our work in this issue area:

Year Typesort ascending Title PDF or Related Link
2016 Report or Paper Building Bridges to Care from Correctional Systems to Healthcare in the CommunityThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to criminal justice and behavioral health. It describes the key components of a seamless system of care for individuals being...
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    Bridges to Care
2016 Report or Paper Connecting Youth to Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment Upon Release from DetentionThis brief is for public safety leaders, state Medicaid agency personnel, and policymakers who work on issues related to youth, juvenile justice, and behavioral health. It explains how states can expedite the Medicaid application process for youth...
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    Connecting Youth
2011 Facts on Youth Three in Five High School Students Who Consume Alcohol Report Binge Drinking
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    FOY 2011, January
2011 Facts on Youth Prevalence of Substance Use Higher Among Incarcerated Youth
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    FOY 2011, February
2011 Facts on Youth Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Major Depression
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    FOY 2011, March
2011 Facts on Youth Teen Birth Rate in U.S. Continues Decline, Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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    FOY 2011, April
2011 Facts on Youth High School Students with Extreme Obesity More Likely to Engage in Some High-Risk Behaviors
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    FOY 2011, May
2011 Facts on Youth Excessive Screen Time Linked to Engagement in Risk Behaviors
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    FOY 2011, June
2011 Facts on Youth Teenage Alcohol Use Under Adult Supervision Linked to Harmful Consequences
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    FOY 2011, July
2011 Facts on Youth Youth Cigarette Use Linked to Smoking in Top-Grossing Movies
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    FOY 2011, August
2011 Facts on Youth 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 Facts on Youth Parent Military Deployment Associated With Impaired Well-being Among Adolescents
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    FOY 2011, November
2011 Facts on Youth Substance Use Disorders Greatest Among Youth of Native American, Multiple Race/Ethnicity, White, and Hispanic Backgrounds
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    FOY 2011, December
2012 Facts on Youth Youth Perception of Parental Disapproval Linked to Lower Rates of Substance Use Among Youth
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    FOY 2012, January
2012 Facts on Youth At-Risk Youth Participation in Arts Associated with Higher Rates of Volunteerism and College Completion
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    FOY 2012, June
2012 Facts on Youth Progress in Reducing HIV Risk Behaviors Among High School Students Levels Off Over Past Decade
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    FOY 2012, August
2012 Facts on Youth Family Support Linked to Success in Juvenile Drug Court Program
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    FOY 2012, Fall
2013 Facts on Youth 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 Facts on Youth 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 Facts on Youth Youth Incarceration Continues Significant Decline, but Racial/Ethnic Disparities Persist
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    FOY 2013, Issue 2

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