National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week is the National Federation's yearly event, geared toward raising awarenessto the issues and causes integral to the children's mental health field in each of the communities across the country. This year's celebration will begin on Sunday, May 3rd and will continue through Saturday May 9th, 2015.
For Children's Mental Health Awareness Week 2015, the National Federation will focus on the importance of including mental health in all public health conversations. Mental Health is essential to overall health. We must treat mental health challenges with the same urgency and respect as we treat physical health challenges. Holistic health depends on our ability to be well, mind and body, which can be achieved through integrated care across systems.