According to the Pathways to Desistance study (2011), kids who are involved in drugs when theyre young are more likely to get in trouble when theyre older. Kids who are diagnosed with drug and alcohol abuse are more likely to get treatment in jail than those who are not diagnosed.
Based on this finding, what are your recommendations to our justice system in terms of finding, diagnosing and treating kids who abuse drugs?
While this is only one question, please provide a scholarly response. Your responses should be a paragraph long.