National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Events reinforce the importance of children's mental health.
In 2014, 1,100 communities and 140 national collaborating organizations joined SAMHSA in celebrating the 2014 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day: Inspiring Resilience, Creating Hope.
Find public service announcements (PSAs) from SAMHSA related to children’s mental health, plus videos and photos from previous Awareness Day events.
Watch the latest KSOC-TV webisodes:
- Trauma-Informed Approaches to Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health
- Supporting Families with LGBTQ Youth (aired on August 11, 2014)
- The REAL, Real World: Helping Young People on Their Journey to Adulthood (aired on July 17, 2014)
- Supporting Young Veterans and Young Parents (aired on June 3, 2014)
National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day has grown in scope, visibility, and support since its beginning in 2005.
This initiative now connects many different organizations in their efforts to promote awareness of children's mental health issues not just on a single day, but year-round. Learn how to connect and collaborate throughout the year.