Mental Health and Trauma in the Juvenile Justice System


About This Webinar

Many juveniles involved in the justice system have experienced trauma, such as physical or sexual abuse, neglect, or violence in their communities. This trauma can have a profound impact on their mental health, leading to conditions such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, or substance abuse. 

Watch this on-demand webinar to hear Laura Toptine, LCMHC, discuss the growing importance of addressing mental health and trauma in the juvenile justice system.  

By viewing this webinar, you’ll learn:  

  • The prevalence of mental health issues among youth in the juvenile justice system  
  • Trauma among individuals in the juvenile justice system  
  • How the justice system can better support youth with mental health needs  


Laura Toptine, LCMHC

Clinical Assessor , Easterseals UCP

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