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The Comeback and Coming-from-Behind States: An Update on Youth Incarceration in the United States
Our new report showcases nine states that continued to lead the nation on reducing youth incarceration -- plus a handful of states that, while not keeping pace with the nationwide trend, have opened the door for future progress by adopting policies that have been shown to improve conditions for youth and communities.
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Time for a Check-Up: How Advocates Can Help Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Get the Mental Health Services They Need
This policy update is an easy-to-understand resource to guide advocates through the Medicaid, CHIP, and ACA requirements they will need to understand to bring adequate mental health services to youth in the juvenile justice system. (Photo: Flickr member Nicolas Raymond, under Creative Commons license.) Read More