Developing Safe Schools Parternships: Spotlight on Juvenile Justice and Mental Health

Developing safe schools requires collaboration between juvenile justice providers (JJ), law enforcement, mental health providers (MH), and educators. Based on knowledge from the Safe Schools and Healthy Students initiative, this fact sheet outlines the common interests of JJ, MH, and the challenges of facilitating partnership between the two systems within school systems.  The document includes detailed examples of two schools that successfully partnered with JJ and MH to promote a safe and healthy experience for their students.