The Harms of Juvenile Detention Infographic

Youth in detention are removed from settings that matter: their homes, schools, and communities. Without those supports, children develop higher rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions, and they lose access to educational opportunities. Once released, youth who spent time behind bars are more likely to disengage from school and become system-involved in the future.

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Categories: Gault Center Publications, Practice Tool, Resource Library
Tags: Detention, Harms of Incarceration, Racial Justice