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Mental Illness Rates Rise In Texas Youth Facilities

A criminal justice expert has told lawmakers that rates of mental illness exceed gang affiliation among juveniles in Texas jails.


Dallas County's Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

Texas Lawmakers To Discuss Juvenile Justice System

Texas lawmakers are to discuss ways of reducing the number of young people in the state’s juvenile justice system through early intervention programs.



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