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OP-ED: New Hope – Health Care for Justice-Involved Youth

New Hope – Health Care for Justice-Involved Youth

The current limitations of only receiving treatment while detained will be alleviated as services can be expanded into their aftercare services. Young people will have a greater chance of maintaining relationships with health care professionals and thereafter monitored for the success of their long-term health, which in turn will reduce the number of youth trapped in the destructive cycle of the justice system.

Keywords: healthcare, reentry, youth

Posted in Juvenile Justice

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