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Volume VII  Line   Number 1                                        April 2000

From the Administrator


Youth With Mental Health Disorders: Issues and Emerging Responses
by Joseph J. Cocozza and Kathleen Skowyra

Tragic mass homicides by juveniles, documented cases of neglect and inadequate services, and Federal policy initiatives focusing on providing systems of care for at-risk juveniles have propelled mental health issues among juvenile offenders into the headlines.

Wraparound Milwaukee: Aiding Youth With Mental Health Needs
by Bruce Kamradt

Finding effective treatment models for youth in the juvenile justice system who have serious emotional, mental health, and behavioral needs can be difficult. Wraparound Milwaukee's innovative, integrated approach offers care that is tailored to each youth.

Suicide Prevention in Juvenile Facilities
by Lindsay M. Hayes

Youth suicide is recognized as a serious public health problem, but suicide within juvenile facilities has not received comparable attention. Collaborative efforts and technical assistance training are essential components for suicide prevention within secure juvenile facilities.

I N   B R I E F

Justice Matters
Bullet OJJDP-Supported Mental Health Initiatives and Programs
Bullet Juvenile Suicide in Confinement: A National Survey

OJJDP Publications
Bullet Treating Serious Anti-Social Behavior in Youth: The MST Approach
Bullet Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse Problems Among Juveniles
Bullet Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report

OJJDP Online
Bullet A Network for Sharing

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John J. Wilson
Acting Administrator

Editorial Advisory Board

John J. Wilson, Chair

Betty Chemers, Acting Deputy Administrator
Discretionary Programs

Donn Davis, Acting Director
Special Emphasis Division

Roberta Dorn, Director
State Relations and Assistance Division

Eileen M. Garry, Director
Information Dissemination Unit

Charlotte A. Kerr, Acting Director
Research and Program Development Division

Ronald Laney, Director
Missing and Exploited Children's Program

Emily Martin, Director
Training and Technical Assistance Division

Executive Editor
Eileen M. Garry

Managing Editor
Catherine Doyle

Senior Editor
Earl E. Appleby, Jr.

Production Editor
Leila Wieser

Juvenile Justice (ISSN 1524-3230) is published by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to advance its mandate to disseminate information regarding juvenile delinquency and prevention programs (42 U.S.C. 5652).

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