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Juvenile Justice Reform

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  • Please share the Reclaiming Futures Opportunity Board with your colleagues in the juvenile justice, adolescent substance abuse and teen mental health areas. We encourage you to browse, and to post!

Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment and Mental Health

  • Translating the Science of Childhood Stress Into Youth Service Practice (Juvenile Justice Information Exchange)
    Recent research suggests that exposure to toxic stress can affect a child's brain development, which in turn affects not only childhood, but the entire life of an individual. Hyra and Kendall, from ICF International, suggest and provide ways that child and youth service professionals may aid in reducing the effects of toxic stress in young people and, in doing so, help protect adulthood.
  • Youthful binge drinking changes the brain -- for the worse -- into adulthood (LA Times)
    The results of a new study conducted on rats suggest that the adult brain of someone who drank alcohol heavily in their formative years, behaves differently than the brain of someone who skipped this common teen phase.
  • Access to Mental Health Care (Office of Adolescent Health)
    Due to social stigma that casts shadow over mental health, most young adults never receive treatment or support for disorders. Here's a list of adolescent mental health services recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Adolescent Health.

Updated: September 23 2020