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Girls are more likely to be committed to lock-up programs for less serious offenses than boys

Similar to statewide trends, the majority of girls on the First Coast were committed for less serious offenses (i.e. misdemeanors and violations of probation) (64% of girls vs. 26% of boys).

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Juvenile Justice and Mental Health

Almost three in four girls who are locked up have diagnosed mental health problems related to the impact of trauma and violence.  Addressing the need: Model Programming

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Loss

Girls who are locked up from the First Coast community have experienced loss (e.g.; death of a primary caregiver, parent incarceration, abandonment).

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Sexual Abuse and Juvenile Justice

Half of girls who are locked up have histories of sexual or physical abuse. See the Research

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