Health Care Services to Institutionalized Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Health Care Services to Institutionalized Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports health care coverage for appropriate and necessary medical and mental health care for juveniles suspected of being abused, neglected, or maltreated; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports health care coverage for institutionalized youth in the juvenile justice system and coverage for appropriate and necessary services that allow for the timely diagnosis, treatment, and/or follow-up of appropriate medical and mental health concerns and conditions. Care should also include close monitoring through periodic assessments for medical and mental health risks and needs.

(Resolution 3-1995, adopted as amended 11/16/1997)
(revised, Report C-2005, Item 34, adopted 10/16/2005)
(revised, Report J-2010, Item 3-20, adopted 10/24/2010)(reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review Report, Item 4, adopted 10/24/2015)

 
 

More Posts in

 
 

Share this Post