By Erin DelmoreCorrespondent “Youth prisons are failing our children in this state, but particularly our children of color,” explained Andrea McChristian from the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. If you take a look inside New Jersey’s juvenile justice system you’ll … Continued
The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome is a not-for-profit organization committed to the advocacy of children and families with Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders (ADHD, OCD, anxiety, etc.). NJCTS provides referrals for medical diagnosis, treatment and psychological services; coordinated … Continued
Dear Kathy, Alina Lodge is a (6) month minimum program, however length of stay is based entirely on progress made in treatment. Alina Lodge was founded in 1957 is globally recognized throughout the addiction recovery field as the most successful … Continued
This tip sheet from the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research has information on how to cultivate motivation toward employment goals, ways to promote work experiences, tips on helping young adults with mental health conditions get a job, and more.
This blog from Child Trends provides a summary of suicide data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System. These data show that, overall, the percentage of high school students who report seriously considering suicide … Continued
This infographic from the National Childhood Traumatic Stress Network provides facts about the relationship between bullying and trauma, as well as how being bullied can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder.
The PayPal Giving Fund helps people support their favorite charities online. This Giving Tuesday, PayPal is offering a 100% match on donations received through its holiday campaign (up to $500,000 in total matching funds), followed by a 1% donation match … Continued
Solitary Confinement of Youth with Mental Health Challenges in the Adult Prison System – David Crosby & Duvall Ricks, NJPC Youth Caucus members, Campaign for Youth Justice, Jeree Thomas, Kathy Wright, NJPC