Recommendation        Supporting Evidence-Based Interventions
Facilitate social connectedness and community engagement across the life span.

•   CG: School-Based Programs to Reduce Violence.

•   HP: Increase the proportion of children and youth with disabilities who spend at least 80 percent of their time in regular education programs.

•   HP: Increase the number of community-based organizations (including local health departments, tribal health services, nongovernmental organizations, and state agencies) providing population-based primary prevention services in the following areas: injury, violence, mental illness, tobacco use, substance abuse, unintended pregnancy, chronic disease programs, nutrition, and physical activity.

Provide individuals and families with the support necessary to maintain positive mental well-being.

•   CG: Adolescent Health: Person-to-Person Interventions to Improve Caregivers’ Parenting Skills.

•   HP: Increase the proportion of students in grades 9-12 who get sufficient sleep.

•   HP: Increase the proportion of adults who get sufficient sleep.

•   HP: Increase the proportion of elementary, middle, and senior high schools that have health education goals or objectives that address the knowledge and skills articulated in the National Health Education Standards (high school, middle, elementary).

•   HP: Increase the proportion of college and university students who receive information from their institution on each of the priority health risk behavior areas (all priority areas; unintentional injury; violence; suicide; tobacco use and addiction; alcohol and other drug use; unintended pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and STD infection; unhealthy dietary patterns; and inadequate physical activity).

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