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We invite you to establish your company as a mental health leader by securing your sponsorship at this year’s National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health’s 27th Annual Conference.

27th Annual Conference

The only national conference dedicated solely to ​issues that impact children and young adults with behavioral health challenges and their families.

 

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SAMHSA Awareness Day 2016

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 event on May 5 in Washington, DC.

Why We Must Continue to Talk About Stigma

Representative Paul Shepherd introduced a bill to create the "Friends of the Orofino Maniacs" license plate in the House Transportation Committee. The proposed legislation received a print hearing and is now HB413.  Advocates are asked to consider expressing opposition to the passage of House Bill 413 which seeks to amend Idaho Code Section 49-402 by adding a new section authorizing special vehicle license plates for the Idaho Friends of the Orofino Maniacs. That’s right, it will put the word MANIAC into Idaho Code and on a license plate depicting the Orofino maniac mascot, officially sanctioned and issued by the State of Idaho.  Orofino is home to State Hospital North, a state-sponsored and supported institution for the care and treatment of individuals who have a serious mental illness, and a high school using the name ‘Maniacs’ and image of a wild-haired, shouting, out-of-control cartoon character as its mascot. Proceeds from the sale of these special license plates would be applied to furthering academic enrichment in this school district.  Learn more...

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