Friday 19th of April 2019


National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice


North America, United States

TypeCountry of originConstitution

Not-for-profit Association (AISBL) United States2001


Association, Good practices, Health, Justice, Juvenile, Protection, Rights, Services



-COLLECTS, DEVELOPS, AND DISSEMINATES data and resources on youth with behavioral health needs in contact with the juvenile justice system

-GUIDES AND INFLUENCES policy and practice in select jurisdictions to bring about improved services for youth through training and technical assistance

-INFORMS AND IMPROVES PUBLIC POLICY to reflect the best available research and practice at the national, state, and local level


The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) provides a national focal point aimed at improving policy and practice for youth with mental, substance use and trauma-related conditions—referred to as behavioral health conditions—who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. 

Contact details

Delmar, New York, United States
Telephone: 1-866-962-6455


  • International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO). Belgian Public Utility Foundation

    All rights reserved

  • Head Office: Rue Mercelis, nº 50. 1050. Brussels. Belgium

    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99.

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