Juvenile health/mental health
This issue's Message from the Acting Administrator and top story recognize National Native American Heritage Month and highlight OJJDP's efforts to better serve tribal youth. Additional stories feature a college freshman who serves as a youth advisor to the National Mentoring Resource Center and OJJDP's National Training Conference for state officials.
Enhancement of Dakota County Juvenile Drug Treatment Court - Adds BIPOC treatment professionals, family peer support group
JAMA Pediatrics recently released an article that discusses the prevalence, continuity, and comorbidity of psychiatric disorders among youth over a 15-year period following their release from a youth detention facility.
JAMA Pediatrics is providing free access to a new article discussing results from a National Institute of Justice-funded study. Researchers examined the association between firearm involvement by youth involved in the juvenile justice system and subsequent firearm violence in adulthood.