Center for Native American Health

MSC07 4246
1001 Medical Arts Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Physical Location:
Integrity Building
2nd Floor

Phone: (505) 272-4100
Fax: (505) 272-6019

Incarcerated Native Youth Research

This study aims to understand the

  • demographic, psychosocial, legal, and mental and behavioral health characteristics of Native American youth in two New Mexico state-run institutions for juvenile offenders and
  • and to examine gender differences among the characteristics.

Secondly, to examine ways in which a community coalition of Native American individuals, groups, and nation can support and advocate for Native American juvenile offenders.