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Access to Safety: Health Outcomes, Substance Use and Abuse, and Service Provision for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YQSW Who Engage in Survival Sex
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report focuses on youth who engage in survival sex and are self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ); young men who have sex with men (YMSM); and young women who have sex with women (YWSW). February 2016. 70 pages. NCJ 249782
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents key national indicators of child well-being for the year ending 2012. 2013. 224 pages. NCJ 242943
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America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report is a compendium of 41 indicators depicting the condition of our Nation's young people. July 2015. 219 pages. NCJ 248963
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America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Special Issue of Key National Indicators of Well-Being provides data on young adults, focusing on their demographic characteristics, living situations, health and safety, and overall well-being. July 2014. 100 pages. NCJ 247293
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Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Disorders in Juvenile Detainees
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet addresses the issue posed that a significant percentage of youth involved in the juvenile justice system have unmet needs for mental health and substance abuse services. Without effective treatment, many youth will continue to engage in behaviors that endanger themselves and their communities, and go on to become part of the adult criminal justice system January 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 186367
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Capacity Building for Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatment
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses drug testing in the juvenile justice system, youth case management, capacity building in the juvenile justice system, and a project to provide technical assistance in identifying substance-abusing youth and providing appropriate intervention. December 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 167251
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Co-occurrence of Delinquency and Other Problem Behaviors
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Youth Development Series. Examines the co-occurrence or overlap of serious delinquency with drug use, problems in school, and mental health problems. November 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 182211
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Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Behaviors in Youth
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the prevalence and overlap of substance-related behaviors among youth, making comparisons based on age group, gender, and race/ethnicity. November 2008. NCJ 219239
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Coach's Playbook Against Drugs: Portable Guide
OJJDP-Produced, ONDCP. Equips high school, junior high school, and middle school coaches with valuable information on why students use drugs, how drugs affect performance, and what coaches can do to keep students and players drug free. 1998. 22 pages. NCJ 173393
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Combating Underage Drinking
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights efforts being conducted to prevent and address underage drinking. February 1998. 2 pages. NCJ 247726
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Combating Underage Drinking Videoconference
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Highlights health and social problems associated with underage drinking, shares model approaches to reduce underage drinking, and discusses federal funding opportunities and the roles of governmental and nongovernmental agencies. September 2000. NCJ 184175
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Community Supervision of Underage Drinking Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin provides a theoretical overview on which to base policies, procedures, and practices to help professionals effectively supervise underage drinkers in the community. October 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237147
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Competency Training: The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Family Strengthening Series. Provides information on the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10–14, a 7-week curriculum designed to bring parents together with their children to reduce substance abuse and other problem behaviors. August 2000. 11 pages. NCJ 182208
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Creating Safe and Drug-Free Schools: An Action Guide
OJJDP-Produced. Presents background information on school safety; action steps for schools, parents, students, and community and business groups; and information briefs on topics such as truancy, alternative education programs for expelled students, and conflict resolution. September 1996. 97 pages. NCJ 163064
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Detection and Prevalence of Substance Use Among Juvenile Detainees
OJJDP-Produced. Assesses substance use detection methods (self-report and urinalysis) and prevalence among high-risk youth detained in Cook County, IL. June 2004. 16 pages. NCJ 203934
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Effects and Consequences of Underage Drinking
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin presents findings from a literature review that investigated the effects of how underage drinking on youth’s physical, emotional, and neurological health. It also discusses the personal, legal, and economic consequences of underage drinking. The bulletin is part of OJJDP’s underage drinking bulletin series, which provides guidelines for communities developing treatment and prevention programs. September 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 237145
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights OJJDP's Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) program. May 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 176216
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Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Compendium of Resources
OJJDP-Produced. Provides practical information to states and units of local government to help them determine how to use federal funds most effectively to combat underage drinking. March 2001. 52 pages. NCJ 178263
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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program
OJJDP-Produced, Article. In Focus. Provides an overview of OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, which supports and enhances efforts by States and local jurisdictions to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. October 2009. 4 pages. NCJ 227469
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Functional Impairment in Delinquent Youth
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Provides findings from the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. December 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 239996
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Guide to Combating Juvenile DUI
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about a guide developed to present instructions and resources for developing a local, systemwide response to juvenile impaired driving. August 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247788
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Highlights of Findings From the Denver Youth Study
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents highlights of findings from the Denver Youth Survey, a longitudinal study of urban youth aimed at identifying social conditions, personal characteristics, and developmental patterns linked to sustained involvement in delinquency and drug use. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 247792
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Highlights of Findings From the Rochester Youth Development Study
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents highlights from the Rochester Youth Development Study, a longitudinal study that investigated the causes and consequences of adolescent delinquency and drug use. April 1999. 2 pages. NCJ 181861
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Judicial and Probation Outreach Project, Final Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the closeout report for the Judicial and Probation Outreach Project which identifies and disseminates strategies on underage drinking to the judicial and probation communities. October 2011. 257 pages. NCJ 238792
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Juvenile Arrests for Driving Under the Influence, 1995
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet presents data and details on juvenile arrests for driving under the influence during 1995. October 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247865
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 2 (Substance Abuse Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes efforts to combat substance abuse by youth. December 1998. 38 pages. NCJ 173425
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2006: Selected Findings
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Collects information about the facilities in which juvenile offenders are held including characteristics such as size, structure, type, ownership, and security arrangements. December 2009. 20 pages. NCJ 228128
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Therapy/Treatment
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on alcohol/drug prevention and treatment. March 2015. 15 pages. NCJ 249688
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National Evaluation of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Randomized Community Trial (Final Report)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This is the final report of the National Evaluation of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program Randomized Community Trial (CT), which covers the entire project period (2003-2009). February 2011. 196 pages. NCJ 236176
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Northwestern Juvenile Project: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. Provides an overview of the Northwestern Juvenile Project, the first large-scale, prospective longitudinal study of drug, alcohol, and psychiatric disorders in a diverse sample of juvenile detainees. February 2013. 16 pages. NCJ 234522
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OJJDP Annual Report 2005
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's major activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2005 (October 1, 2004, to September 30, 2005), which reflect the Office's continuing commitment to programs that have the greatest potential for reducing juvenile delinquency and the victimization of children as well as improving the juvenile justice system. August 2008. 88 pages. NCJ 215560
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. December 2012. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. June 2013. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 5, Issue 1, Spring 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. This issue features articles on the impact trauma has on youth and the importance of a trauma-informed juvenile justice system. April 2016. 116 pages. NCJ 249840
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. November 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 235961
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a new report recommending comprehensive dependency court improvements for American Indian/Alaska Native children; information on the upcoming Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference; recent visits to OJJDP by delegations from the United Kingdom, Spain, and Brazil to learn more about the Office’s programs; and a Tribal Youth Program grant that enabled American Indian youth to travel to the Oregon Statehouse to view lawmakers at work. July 2009. 10 pages. NCJ 227625
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Features a a lead article on the National Symposium on Indigent Defense. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country; the third annual Blueprints Conference promoting evidence-based programs to prevent youth violence; and the upcoming Internet Crimes Against Children Conference. March 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 229711
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . Includes an article on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day on May 25. The issue also includes special features on the April meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the OJJDP-led Justice Working Group on Children and Disasters; and the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference scheduled for August. May 2010. 0 pages. NCJ 230172
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2011. 0 pages. NCJ 235188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2012
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance . This issue of OJJDP’s bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 238982
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program. Available online only. April 2005. 0 pages. NCJ 209154
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Includes a special feature on the upcoming national conference “Building on Success: Providing Today’s Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow. Available online only. October 2005. NCJ 211153
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Highlights the OJJDP guide for child abduction survivors, You’re Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment, which was recently featured on a national television talk show. The issue also includes articles on the release of OJJDP’s Girls Study Group Bulletins, developed in response to the rising arrest rates for female juveniles in the 1990s. September 2008. NCJ 224013
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OJJDP's Tribal Youth Initiatives
OJJDP-Produced. Describes OJJDP's efforts to assist tribal communities in addressing risk factors for delinquency, including substance abuse and mental health issues. May 2003. 8 pages. NCJ 193763
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Perceived Barriers to Mental Health Services Among Detained Youth
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. This bulletin is one in a series of bulletins presenting findings from the OJJDP-sponsored Northwestern Juvenile Project—a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL. The authors examined youth’s perceptions of barriers to mental health services, focusing on youth with alcohol, drug, and mental health disorders. September 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 248522
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Preventing Drug Abuse Among Youth: An Overview of Community-, Family-, and School-Based Programs
OJJDP-Sponsored, Teleconference Videotapes. Features three proven community-based, family strengthening, and school-based initiatives that are being implemented to empower young people to avoid drug use: Life Skills Training Program, Strengthening Families Program; and San Bernardino Communities Against Drugs, Inc. June 1997. NCJ 165583
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Products and Services
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center develops publications to assist States and communities in the enforcement of underage drinking laws; this is a catalog that contains the titles and brief summaries of the contents of these publications. 2001. 10 pages. NCJ 188075
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Psychiatric Disorders in Youth After Detention
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Beyond Detention Series. This bulletin examines the results of the Northwestern Juvenile Project—a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL. The authors discuss the findings related to the prevalence and persistence of psychiatric disorders in youth after detention. September 2015. 20 pages. NCJ 246824
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Psychiatric Disorders of Youth in Detention
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the prevalence of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among youth at the Cook County (Illinois) Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, by gender, race/ethnicity, and age. April 2006. 16 pages. NCJ 210331
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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the early findings of an evaluation of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. August 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 232616
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Strategies for Success: Combating Juvenile DUI
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Describes the comprehensive Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum, with support from OJJDP and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 1999. 126 pages. NCJ 167250
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Strategies to Reduce Underage Alcohol Use: Typology and Brief Overview
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document provides a conceptual framework for understanding the array of strategies available to prevent underage alcohol use; it also provides an assessment of the level of effect that might be expected from each strategy, based on existing research and evaluation. June 1999. 32 pages. NCJ 187415
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Substance Abuse: The Nation's Number One Health Problem
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reports on a study that examined trends in patterns of adult and youth smoking, drinking, and illicit drug use over a period of three decades. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188497
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Substance Use and Delinquent Behavior Among Serious Adolescent Offenders
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Pathways to Desistance. Part of the Pathways to Desistance Study series, this bulletin presents some key findings on the link between adolescent substance use and serious offending. December 2010. 16 pages. NCJ 232790
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Ten Steps for Implementing a Program of Controlled Substance Testing of Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Series. Presents a detailed discussion of a 10-step process for developing and implementing a substance-testing program. June 2000. 28 pages. NCJ 178897
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Trajectories of Acculturation and Enculturation in Relation to Heavy Episodic Drinking and Marijuana Use in a Sample of Mexican American Serious Juvenile Offenders
NIJ-Sponsored, OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined longitudinal relationships of multiple dimensions of acculturation (mutual influence of two cultures in interaction with one another) and enculturation (strong identification with one's ethnic cultural values against mainstream culture) regarding heavy episodic alcohol consumption and marijuana use in a sample of 300 male, Mexican-American serious juvenile offenders. 2008. 28 pages. NCJ 222688
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Underage Drinking and Other Substance Abuse: Opportunities for Prevention and Intervention by Youth Courts (From Selected Topics on Youth Courts: A Monograph, P 25-39, 2004, Tracy Godwin Mullins, ed. -- See NCJ-208164)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This paper discusses strategies youth courts can use in working with youth referred to the court for alcohol-related problems, while acting as a partner in a comprehensive community approach for countering under-age drinking and other substance abuse. 2004. 15 pages. NCJ 208166
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Underage Drinking: Practice Guidelines for Community Corrections
OJJDP-Produced. This bulletin offers such 10 such guidelines to help professionals develop a plan for screening youth, determine appropriate responses, create a case plan, and provide treatment. October 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 237231
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