Patrick Kennedy and an Expert Panel: Mental Health, Youth and the Justice System

JJBH in the NewsJanuary 15, 2020

Part of The Commonwealth  Club’s series on mental health, dedicated in memory of Nancy Friend Pritzker, with support from the John Pritzker Family Fund

Critics argue that jails and prisons are the most visible evidence of the failing of America’s public mental health system and that the most heartbreaking failures are in the field of juvenile justice.