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MHLP Associate Professor Lead Author of National Policy Brief

MHLP Associate Professor Lead Author of National Policy Brief

Holly Hills, PhD, was the lead author on a policy brief that was recently released by the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. Her brief is one in a series of three briefs providing information to juvenile drug treatment courts on how to effectively serve youth with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.

New Directions to Effectively Address Co-occurring Mental Disorders, by Holly Hills, PhD, and Karli J. Keator, MPH, outlines program modifications for juvenile drug courts to consider. Two models that have successfully served youth with co-occurring disorders are described.