Dual Involvment in Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice Connects to Major Struggles in Adulthood

Youth Today

November 9, 2011


Los Angeles youths who exit both foster care and juvenile justice earn less as young adults and cost the public more than youths who only exit foster care, and are more than twice as likely to have been treated for a serious mental illness, according to a study released today by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
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