May is National Drug Court Month. OJJDP-funded drug courts help youth and families overcome the effects of substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. In 2019, OJJDP awarded more than $19 million to drug court programs nationwide.
OJJDP has updated its Statistical Briefing Book to include a new Data Snapshot on teen dating violence. The Data Snapshot draws on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System to document the trends and characteristics of dating violence reported by high school students.