How Many Juveniles Are Confined in the U.S.? 

Every day, thousands of American youth are placed outside of the home in facilities across the country. Though these out-of-home placements hope to steer youth on the right path, it has been proven that treating a youth outside of their home and community is less effective than treating them in their natural settings. However, statistics show that the amount of youth in confinement is still high:

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It was easy to champion MST. It's what I'd want if my daughter were to find herself in the spot that so many do

- Julie Revaz, MSW
Connecticut Judicial Branch