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Office of Justice Programs' Blog Addresses Runaway and Homeless Youth

The Office of Justice Programs has posted a blog commemorating November's National Runaway Prevention Month. The blog highlights efforts by OJJDP and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to respond to and provide services for runaway youth. The National Runaway Safeline reports that between 1.6 million and 2.8 million youth run away each year. Read the blog to learn about how OJJDP's reentry, mentoring, and drug treatment courts programs are helping to improve outcomes for these youth. 

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Date Created: December 3, 2019