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Why Are Mentally Ill Kids Put Into Juvenile Detention? (AUDIO)

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Not all mentally ill children are violent but some of them are. And many of those kids wind up tangling with the law. Experts say it's hard to keep them out of trouble once they've gotten into it. Repeated visits to juvenile jail mean these kids become a burden on society and less successful in life and school. As part of our series Out of the Shadows, we explore why so many kids in juvenile jail are mentally ill.

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