From the Administrator
Youth With Mental Health Disorders: Issues and Emerging Responses
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
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
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.
Points of view or opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of OJJDP or the U.S. Department of Justice.
Washington, DC 20531
John J. Wilson
Editorial Advisory Board
John J. Wilson, Chair
Betty Chemers, Acting Deputy Administrator
Donn Davis, Acting Director
Roberta Dorn, Director
Eileen M. Garry, Director
Charlotte A. Kerr, Acting Director
Ronald Laney, Director
Emily Martin, Director
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).