Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Toolkit

         

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is just around the corner so we’ve created the tools help your events succeed. Take a look at the free materials available to your community to support Awareness Day. Think something is missing? Let us know by emailing Renee Cordero at corderorh@gmail.com.

Downloadable Graphics (for your website or social media platforms)
https://www.samhsa.gov/children/awareness-day/2018

Social Media
Tips
Guidelines
Best Practices

Media Outreach Tools
Initiate relationships with the media and establish your program as a year-round resource on children’s mental health using the following resources.
Create a Media List
Drop-In Article and Op-Ed pieces

Sample Proclamation
Proclamations are statements issued by government officials that recognize the importance of an event or achievement. Though proclamations are not considered media tools, an Awareness Day proclamation from a governor, mayor, or local official can help attract media attention and raise awareness about your system of care.

Example Proclamation

Event Planning Checklist
Planning an event can be stressful, but it can also be a lot of fun. Being prepared and organized is key to a successful National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day event. This checklist outlines some general planning steps from now until Awareness Day arrives.
Checklist

Want to Purchase Green Ribbon Items?
Check out the National Federation of Families online store.

More Resources:

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health