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May 9th is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

The overall goals of SAMHSA’s 14th annual observance of Awareness Day are to:

  • Showcase evidence-based best practices in the field of children’s mental health;
  • Encourage child-serving providers to collaborate with family and youth leaders to meet the needs of children, youth, and young adults with severe emotional disturbance and their families; and
  • Educate the public about the importance of seeking mental health services when needed.





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