Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sexual Exploitation of Girls by Gangs an Increasing Worry

Although gangs are a chronic problem in many urban and suburban areas of the United States, Chicago included, certain aspects of gang life don’t receive the attention–and therefore the resources–necessary to combat them. In particular, the sexual exploitation of girls by gangs is a massive problem currently facing law enforcement, courts, educators and social service

Washington's Struggles to Treat Mentally Ill Youth Reflective Of A National Dilemma: Experts

Reports show many youth in Washington D.C. under the Medicaid umbrella are being left behind as their mental health disorders go untreated, leaving them at high risk for a run-in with the juvenile justice system. In the nation’s capital, Medicaid covers at least 18,629 youth who are in need of mental health care treatment, according