Assessing alcohol, drug, and mental disorders in juvenile detainees
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Published by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile detention -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Mental health service -- United States

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Shipping list no.: 2001-0147-P

Statementby Linda A. Teplin
SeriesOJJDP fact sheet -- #02, Fact sheet (United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) -- FS-200102
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13628452M
OCLC/WorldCa46718954

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Preliminary results, from the baseline study, showed that two-thirds of the youth had one or more alcohol, drug, and mental (ADM) disorders. In addition, preliminary data suggested that, nationwide, more than ,00 youth processed in the juvenile justice system met diagnostic criteria for one or more ADM disorders, requiring treatment. Request PDF | On Jan 1, , Linda A. Teplin published Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Linda Teplin. This project continues a major OJJDP-funded longitudinal study of alcohol, drug, and mental health (ADM) disorders among juvenile detainees. Between and , baseline psychiatric interviews were conducted with 1, youth (1, males, females) in detention. During the coming year, the investigators will continue to conduct an ongoing series of follow-up interviews with both the. This award continues a longitudinal study of alcohol, drug, and mental (ADM) disorders in juvenile detainees. The sample includes delinquent youth age 10 to 18 at baseline interviews, which occurred between and

  The Northwestern Longitudinal Study of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees is the first large-scale longitudinal study of the alcohol, drug, and mental health needs and outcomes of delinquent youth. The researchers are studying randomly selected youth, males and females. First, juvenile justice youths are disproportionately poor and poorly educated; 60% of youths in the juvenile justice system are African American or Hispanic.2 These characteristics limit the type and scope of mental health services that are sought and provided – 50 Second, as many as three quarters of detainees with major affective. The Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JJMHCP) supports proposals to develop and implement a cross-system collaborative approach to improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) and co-occurring MI and substance abuse (CMISA) who come into contact with the juvenile justice system. The relationships between youth's identified substance use, mental health or other problems at a juvenile assessment center and their referrals to needed services. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 6, 23–

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs reports a high rate of drug use among juvenile detainees. One study, for example, found that 77 percent of criminal justice-involved youth reported substance use (mainly marijuana) in the past 6 months, and nearly half of male and female juvenile detainees had a substance use disorder (McClelland et al. a; McClelland et al. b). To describe the relationship between psychiatric status and the use of alcohol, drug, and mental health (ADM) services among a sample of American Indian (AI) juvenile detainees. Method A structured diagnostic and service use interview was administered to Al youths detained in a juvenile detention center located on a Northern Plains reservation. Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees: Document: PDF|Text: Author(s): Linda A Teplin Ph.D. Date Published: January Annotation: This fact sheet addresses the issue posed that a significant percentage of youth involved in the juvenile justice system have unmet needs for mental health and substance abuse services. Teplin LA, Elkington KS, McClelland GM, Abram KM, Mericle AA, Washburn JJ. Major mental disorders, substance use disorders, comorbidity, and HIV-AIDS risk behaviors in juvenile detainees. Psychiatric Services. ; 56 (7)– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Thornberry TP, Ireland TO, Smith CA.