Young Adults

Treatment Instead of Jail for Adolescent and Young Adult Drug Abusers

Attorney General Eric Holder recently told the American Bar Association that the priority of U.S. attorneys should be to protect Americans from violent crime and that they should not prosecute every low-level drug offender.  We agree.  We also believe that …

Alternative Sentencing: A Therapeutic Option for Teens and Young Adults with Legal Problems

As a parent, nothing is more heart-breaking than knowing that your child may face juvenile hall or jail and a possible criminal record.  Often a young adult’s behavior is a reflection of severe inner turmoil and psychological distress, however, meaning …