Felony: A response to cigarettes & cell phones in Georgia youth detention

Juvenile Justice Reform

Adolecscent Substance Abuse Treatment


  • EVENT: 25th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference 
    The conference will feature plenary sessions, papers, and symposia on how research can impact policy and practice in children’s mental health. Topics include early childhood mental health, linking primary care to mental health, integrating policy and practice across sectors, research on youth and family roles in mental health services, implementing evidence-based and community-defined practices, and more.
    When: March 7, 2012
    Where: Tampa, Florida
  • WEBINAR: Integrated Assessment and Treatment for Adolescents with Co-Occuring Disorders
    It’s been estimated 75% of adolescents with Substance Use Disorders have a co-occurring mental health disorder most commonly anxiety disorders, mood disorders, attention-deficit disorders, and conduct disorder. Like adults, treatment outcomes for adolescents with co-occurring disorders have found higher treatment dropout rates and poorer long-term success. This webinar will focus on the components of a comprehensive evaluation which is considered necessary for effective treatment as the challenges and obstacles confront practitioners.
    When: March 14, 2012 at 1 p.m. (EST)
  • EVENT: NADCP 18th Annual Training Conference
    Join the world's largest conference on substance abuse, mental health and the criminal justice system. The hotel registration deadline is April 18, 2012. 
    When: May 30-June 2, 2012
    Where: Nashville, Tennessee


juvenile-justice-system_Lori-HowellLori Howell is a Senior Associate at Prichard Communications. She is a seasoned public affairs practitioner with a background in public policy, fundraising, and education. Lori helps clients with online editorial services, media relations, and publications. Before joining Prichard Communications, she served as chief of staff for Greg Macpherson, a former Oregon state legislator, an account executive for the Northwest Evaluation Association, a nonprofit educational testing consortium, and once taught English in Choshi, Japan.

Updated: February 08 2018