Previous Budget Recommendations Address the youth mental health crisis by expanding prevention efforts, treatment availability and crisis support. Continue progress toward a trauma-informed youth justice system aimed at increasing community safety, reducing recidivism, supporting youth development and increasing community involvement. Invest state dollars in programs working to reduce the number of children entering state custody and the trauma associated when custody is necessary. Continue to create, support and sustain resilient children, youth, families and communities. Ensure Tennessee's historic investment in education is not diluted over time. Expand early investment to support Tennessee's youngest children. Invest in Tennessee's workforce and promote strong family bonds.