Category Archives: CMHW

Each year we promote Children’s Mental Health during the first week in May.

Bill of Rights for Children’s Mental Health Disorders and their Families

The children’s mental health coalition has created a Bill of Rights for Children with Mental Health Disorders and their Families. The coalition includes the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), the Autism Society of America (ASA), the Child … Continue reading

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SAMHSA and Children’s Mental Health Awareness

Communities across the country, as well as national collaborating organizations and federal partners, are busy planning Awareness Day activities that will take place throughout the month of May. To support their efforts, SAMHSA will host the Awareness Day 2016 national … Continue reading

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Why Green?

In the 1800s the color green was used to brand people who were labeled “insane.” The children’s mental health community decided to continue using the color green, but with a completely different focus. Green signifies new life, new growth, and … Continue reading

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