To Reduce Long-Term Health Gaps, a Push for Early Intervention in Juvenile Detention
July 16, 2018

“Incarceration during childhood may play a role in the health gaps that develop between white and non-white adults.  Juvenile incarceration puts teenagers at risk for bad health outcomes later in life, increasing their risk for depression, HIV, AIDS and overall worse health than individuals who do not have experience with the justice system.”

What can be done?

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