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Children's Mental Health

On January 3, 2001, David Satcher, MD, PhD, Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General, released a National Action Agenda for Children's Mental Health, which outlines goals and strategies to improve the services for children and adolescents with mental health problems and their families. According to the report, the nation is facing a public crisis in mental health for children and adolescents.

Press Release, January 3, 2001: Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health: A National Action Agenda

Full Text of the Report [also available as a PDF]

About the Conference, September 18-19, 2000:

Participant List