The journalist Charnice Milton was killed two years ago by crossfire from a drive-by shooting in Southeast Washington. Now community advocates in the area are opening a bookstore to honor her memory, promote literacy and address book deserts in neighborhoods East of the Anacostia River
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.
- Nancy Gannon Deputy Executive Director, Coalition for Juvenile Justice
- Chris Morano Phd, Director of Mobile Urgent Treatment Team of Milwaukee Wraparound
- 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
- Barbara Huff Executive Director, Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
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