Transition Into Adulthood


Telehealth, Youth and Young AdultsTelehealth, Youth and Young Adults


PPAL Data Point -- How Families Get Informed

PPAL Data Point — How Families Get Informed


5 Fast Facts From Youth MOVE Massachusetts5 Fast Facts From Youth MOVE Massachusetts


justice infographic
Families of youth who are justice-involved rely on help from PPAL family support specialists. PPAL has collected data from these families, which clearly shows the challenges they face. Some of these are:
– 1 in 3 need help with school issues and 67% have been suspended.
– Although 83% have had a CRA filed and 77% have been arrested, only 6 out 10 receive any community services.
– Parents need help understanding their child’s needs and help navigating the juvenile justice system.

Research shows family support leads to better outcomes for youth and their families. Data like this helps us target the help to be even more effective.


Family Youth Voice in Data ProcessData Process: Family Voice to Positive Change


Talk It OutTalk It Out: What Youth and Young Adults Say About Getting Mental Health and Substance Use Information
Youth MOVE Massachusetts, in collaboration w/ PPAL & the Children’s Mental Health Campaign, conducted a youth-led survey on how youth/young adults get info on substance use and mental health.