This toolkit developed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness contains short guides, videos, facts sheets, and more, which can be used to raise awareness, start a conversation, and share information on mental illnesses with teens.
Mental Health Publications
This snapshot from the National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov provides an overview of juvenile sex offender treatment interventions, their practice components, the latest research on treatment, and more.
This resource from the National Juvenile Justice Network outlines nine principles of juvenile justice reform.
This report from the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council highlights the importance of measurement systems that would help gauge evidence-based programs related to children’s health.
This report from the William T. Grant Foundation discusses the disparities and variations in mental health and mental health care among youth, particularly looking at race and ethnicity.
This report from the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth provides guidelines for protecting the rights of youth who face possible life imprisonment.
This brief from the International Association of Chiefs of Police is designed to help law enforcement officials who interact with youth better understand normal adolescent development and behavior.
This resource, hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, offers access to statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics at the national, state, and county levels. Such […]
This publication from the RAND Corporation identifies and prioritizes potential improvements in technology, policy, and practice in both community and institutional corrections.
This March 2015 newsletter from the Missing and Exploited Children’s Program focuses on homeless youth, who are disproportionately affected by physical health conditions, mental disorders, substance use, and high-risk behaviors.