An Estimated 70% in Juvenile Justice Systems Have A Mental Health Condition

In an 1,100-word piece, the Washington Post (4/14, Itkowitz) reports, “An estimated 70 percent of kids that cycle through the juvenile justice systems have a mental health condition, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAMI],” and approximately half of all youngsters “with a mental illness didn’t receive any treatment the year prior.”

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— “His mom publicly compared him to killer Adam Lanza. Now the teen is opening up about his bipolar disorder.,” Colby Itkowitz, Washington Post, April 14, 2016.

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