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Alabama: AMI Kids equips youth & families to overcome barriers toward more positive future
Reporting from the Greenville Advocate: “According to regional director and licensed clinical social worker, Korah Skuce, since 2018, AMI has offered comprehensive services nationwide, from
Maryland police to host traffic stop practice for disabled drivers & pedestrians
“Giving an individual who may have a disability the opportunity to have that first traffic stop, be in a controlled environment,” said Laurie Reyes, the
Medical Incarceration: A Minnesota teen struggling with severe mental illness and charged with numerous crimes sat in juvenile detention, often isolated.
This young person’s mental illness has led to many inadequate treatment and housing options, and extensive dual involvement in both the mental health system and
Lousiana: Juvenile offender with mental illness tried as an adult, sent to solitary confinement on death row.
Placing inmates in solitary confinement for their physical and/or mental safety is a form of medical incarceration. It’s extremely counter-productive due to the astronomical exacerbation
Minnesota recognizes she’s a woman. She’s locked in a men’s prison anyway.
Christina Lusk is a transgender woman and inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Moose Lake. Lusk was denied a request to be sent to a women’s prison
Medical neglect for transgender inmates too often demands court intervention
“Transgender inmates who don’t get proper gender-affirming care in prison can experience serious anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation. One individual said the experience was “catastrophic.”
John Bel Edwards launches second investigation into Ware Youth Center
From the Louisiana Illuminator by Julie O’Donoghue: “The allegations are so serious that one of the state’s leading child welfare advocates said it is not
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice hosts states working toward juvenile justice reform
“IDJJ is hosting cohorts of juvenile justice administrators and practitioners from other states because of its designation as a National Promising Practice site. The Center for