The Committee offers a cross-cutting recommendation that applies to all policies and programs addressing young adults, whether public or private, in all sectors of society. Subsequent recommendations focus on the key domains of education and employment, civic engagement and national services, public health, health care systems, and government investments in marginalized young adults.
About the Study:
Prepared by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC), on behalf of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Health and Human Services, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Department of Defense this report reviews and summarizes what is known about the health, safety, and well-being of young adults and offer recommendation for policy and research.
This report's findings are intended to assist the federal, state, and local policymakers and program leaders, as well as employers, nonprofit organizations, and other community partners, in developing and enhancing policies and programs to improve young adults' health, safety, and well-being.