juvenile justice

Newest Ashland Mural to Celebrate Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

...  and installed on the side of a brick building that now houses the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Star Liquor Store at 823 Main Street West. Painting of the 44-foot by 10-foot mural will take place … Read more on Ashland Daily Press Miner appointed to lead state health department In addition to his responsibilities as executive director, Miner was also a medical consultant for the Office of Education and Vocational Rehabilitation (1988–2015) and the Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (1987–2015). Andrea Jensen, who … Read more on Daily Herald Tags: vocational rehabilitation, health department, liquor store, edical c, juvenile justice ...

NJ Rookie Republican Learns It's Not Easy Being the New Guy in DC

...  outside the Veterans Affairs network. MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.) introduced that bill, and whenever he sees a colleague, he uses the card … Read more on NJ.com Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services Young people with less severe or no actual impairments receiving mental health treatment increased from 2.74 million per year in 1996 to 4.19 million in 2012. According to a study by Medco Health Solutions, between 2001 and 2005 the number of all youth … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Read ...

Texas Juvenile Justice Reformers Take a Victory Lap

...  Juvenile Justice Reformers Take A Victory Lap At a press conference at the Texas Supreme Court Thursday morning, Mike Thompson, director of the Council of State Governments' Justice Center, suggested Texas' political leaders could indulge in a little self-congratulation. … Researchers studied … Read more on The Texas Observer Why testosterone is the drug of the future Testosterone is not just any drug. It's not nitrous oxide out of a balloon at a Phish show or a little ...

Office of Juvenile Justice Awards Judge Marchman

...  of Juvenile Justice awards Judge Marchman “Part of my learning curve was to understand that not just alcohol and substance abuse problems, but also mental health issues, drive crime. I feel very strongly that it is wrong, and not very efficient, to rely on the delivery of mental health and … Read more on Knoe.com State's first private, women-only substance abuse home opens in Grand Rapids Four million women in American struggle with drug or alcohol dependency and only 14 percent of ...

"Two Midnight" Policy Expected to Hurt Hospitals

...  hurt hospitals “Over the last few years, some hospitals have opened lower-cost, separate observation units to care for patients that don't meet the qualifications for inpatient admissions, but require treatment,” Steingart said. “This has the potential to lower costs … Read more on Winston-Salem Journal Experts Concerned that LA County's Juvenile Public Defense System Depriving … The problem is particularly serious in Los Angeles County, one of the world's largest juvenile justice systems, where a controversial low-bid, flat fee compensation system for attorneys representing certain indigent youth raises systemic due process … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Read ...

10 Things to Know for Today

...  him anytime soon. 4. WHERE HEALTH CARE NEEDS A REHAB. Doctors Without Borders says access to medical … Read more on Freeport Journal-Standard Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day 'Torture' in the US Critics note that solitary – which youths have been subjected to in U.S. juvenile facilities for more than a century – often denies children access to education, mental health treatment, physical activity, and reading and writing material. Despite … Read more on Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Tags: solitary confinement, juvenile justice, mental health, physical activity ...

Florida Juvenile Justice System Rightly Under Microscope

...  juvenile justice system rightly under microscope The Legislature is considering measures to emphasize crime prevention and offender diversion and rehabilitation. The rising state costs of juvenile detention and allegations of abuse and lax oversight against a for-profit prison company that operates … Read more on Bradenton Herald Walk/run event coming to Hanford Armand was born with Down Syndrome and spent more than 30 years as a client at the Kings Rehab Center. Grijalva and Ruiz renewed ...