Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Council Member Elissa Silverman (I-At Large)
The statistic is staggering. Nationwide, up to seventy-five percent of kids involved with the court system suffer from diagnosable mental disorders yet few receive proper treatment. A look at mental health in the juvenile justice system.
- Barbara Huff Executive Director, Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
- David Arredondo, MD Executive Director of The Solomon Project in Santa Clara County; also Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Stanford University School of Medicine
- Chris Morano Phd, Director of Mobile Urgent Treatment Team of Milwaukee Wraparound
- Nancy Gannon Deputy Executive Director, Coalition for Juvenile Justice
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