Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, January 22, 2015
"Many of the kids in juvenile detention with substance abuse disorders get poor or no treatment, according to Reclaiming Futures, a nonprofit that helps young people in trouble with drugs, alcohol and crime.
It’s now experimenting with a public health approach to the situation.
With a $2 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, it is setting up a three-year pilot program using Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment." Read More.
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