|This exhaustive report from President Bush's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health emphasizes the need to transform our nation's mental health system. Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America, also provides recommendations for steps that can be taken at national, state and local levels to improve mental health services and supports for people of all ages with mental illnesses.
Will the report of this Commission result in the wholesale transformation called for by the Commissioners? Or, will it prove just to be another Washington report gathering dust on shelves?
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Goals & Model Programs Identified In The President’s New Freedom Commision On Mental Health Report
The report places special emphasis on 6 goals and several programs around the nation that are successfully promoting recovery and providing effective services to individuals with mental disorders and their families. Visit the programs below to find out more.