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May 4, 2015
Children’s Mental Health Week: Fight the Stigma!

May 3-9 is National Children’s Mental Health Week, as celebrated by the National Federation of Families.

79% of children aged 6 to 17 with mental disorders do not receive appropriate care.

This year’s theme is, “Mental Health Is Fundamental.” Mental health is fundamental to our ability to think, feel, and interact with each other and enjoy life.

The following is a tool offered by the Parent Professional Advocacy League — Massachusett’s Family Voice for Children’s Mental Health.

Simple Ways You Can Fight Stigma:

For more information, visit: http://www.ffcmh.org/awarenessweek   or http://ppal.net/childrens-mental-health-week/about