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Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

"Finding Help, Finding Hope"

As national events continue to illuminate the critical need for mental health care reform in this country, we must increase our efforts to educate the nation about the importance of prevention and early identification of mental health challenges. We must also highlight the fact that children are an integral part of a family unit and create an understanding amongst policy leaders and practitioners that healthy families are better equipped to support resilient children. Legislation, policies, and practices must fully endorse the undisputed importance of full family engagement and participation in the care and treatment of their children. Further, we must advocate for a holistic approach to children's mental health that includes the provision of supports that strengthen the family as they nurture resiliency.

Please join us as we create a national dialogue about the importance of finding help, finding hope.

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2014 Awareness Week Recap

We would like to extend a warm and special thank you to the thousands of people, in hundreds of communities across the nation who joined us in celebrating this year's National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week.

Parent Support Provider Update - April 2014

The National Federation, the Board of Directors and the Certification Commission for Family Support are excited about 2014 and the Parent Support Providers Certification Initiative.  We are all working to increase this workforce initiative with the goal of having of a cadre of Certified Parent Support Providers (CPSP) in every state and community across the country.

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