PROVIDING A NATIONAL
FOCAL POINT


Aimed at improving policies
and programs for youth with
behavioral health disorders in
the juvenile justice system


BASED ON THE BEST AVAILABLE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

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THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND JUVENILE JUSTICE

promotes systems change and improved outcomes for youth through
a wide variety of projects. Specifically, the NCMHJJ:

  • COLLECTS, DEVELOPS, AND DISSEMINATES

    information and resources on youth with behavioral health needs
    in contact with the juvenile justice system

  • GUIDES AND INFLUENCES

    practice in select jurisdictions to bring about improved
    services for youth through training and technical assistance

  • INFORMS AND IMPROVES PUBLIC POLICY

    at national, state, and local levels
    that reflects the best available research and practice

    Read more about the NCMHJJ.