CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (May 7, 2020) shines a spotlight on the importance of caring for every child’s mental health and reinforces that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development.

Stay tuned for details for 2020!

2019 Highlights

Dr. Erica Fener Sitkoff, Executive Director of Voices for Georgia’s Children, led the panel discussion on Children’s Mental Health Day at the Capitol

Members of the Interagency Directors Team took part in the conversation,
“Suicide Prevention: Strategies that Work,” including:

Erin Harlow-Parker, MS, APRN, PMSCNS-BC, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Layla Fitzgerald, DBHDD Program Manager

Ashley Harris, Department of Education, Director of Whole Child Supports and Strategic Partnerships

Jessica Donaldson, Project Director TREE House Program & System of Care Coordinator

Ana Gaona, DBHDD Youth Peer Specialist Coordinator

Sue Smith, GPSN Chief Executive Director

Thank you to all of our partners who participated in Children’s Mental Health Day 2019 and held events that raised awareness of this important issue.

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