Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Youth struggle with alcohol, drugs after detention

Futurity, October 8, 2012

"Five years after leaving juvenile detention more than 45 percent of males and nearly 30 percent of females have one or more psychiatric disorders, a recent study shows.
'Although prevalence rates dropped over time, some disorders were three times more prevalent than in the general population,' says Linda A. Teplin, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine." Read More

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