Turning Young Lives Around Briefing Paper

Written by Prison Reform Trust and Young MindsDate 30 Nov 2012

A briefing paper by Prison Reform Trust and Young Minds on how health and justice services can respond to children with mental health problems and learning disabilities who offend.

This briefing paper seeks to encourage effective joint working between Health and Wellbeing Boards and youth justice services, in particular, to ensure that local strategies reflect the needs of children and young people who offend, especially those with mental health problems and learning disabilities. It outlines a practical action agenda and provides examples of good practice to help turn these young lives around.