Criminal Justice System & Mental Health; CDC Issues First Guidelines For Youth Concussions

More than two million people who go to jail each year, do so with mental illness. We'll examine the current state of services for adults with mental illness and substance use disorders.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week issued its first set of guidelines for diagnosing and treating children who have suffered a concussion. We'll learn how the recommendations might impact active youth.

Additional Information:

By the Numbers 4 Webinar: Landscape and Analysis of the Intersection between the Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems

By the Numbers 4: Full Report

Cleveland Clinic Concussion Center

CDC Youth Concussion Guidelines

Guests: 

Karen Kearney, Northeast Ohio Hub Director, Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition (MHAC)

Jason Cruickshank, Senior Athletic Trainer, Cleveland Clinic

 

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