The task force, formed in July 2013, was charged with examining factors necessary for enhancing community support structures and increasing the capacity of Kansas communities to help children and adults with mental illness. In its final report released on April 15, 2014, the task force recommendations focused on improving collaboration among state agencies that administer mental health programs, and opportunities to better utilize the resources Kansas devotes to mental and behavioral health services and create community solutions to minimize and prevent circumstances that create or exacerbate chronic mental health conditions. Key themes included accountability, access, evidence-based practices, primary health . . .