Report

Recommendations

Childhood Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality of Life (IOM and NRC, 2003)

Recommendation 5 HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau and its partners should be fully supported in implementing the Healthy People 2010 goals for Children with Special Health Care Needs. These efforts include a national communication strategy, efforts at capacity building, setting standards, and establishing accountability. Meeting these goals will benefit survivors of childhood cancer and other children with special health care needs.

Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America (New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, 2003)

Recommendation 2.2 Involve consumers and families fully in orienting the mental health systems toward recovery.

Recommendation 4.2 Improve and expand school mental health programs.

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