A NATIONWIDE ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION
WITH FAMILIES AS ITS SOLE FOCUS
CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Advocate at the national level for the rights of children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families.
Offers families a voice in the formation of national policy, services and supports for children with mental health needs and their families.
Collaborate with family run and other child serving organizations to transform mental health care in America.
Ensuring that you have the right resources based on your role in your community is crucial to the development of your skill sets, as well as those around you.
The Federation provides the only national certification for a parent/family peer workforce, known as Certified Family Peer Specialists™,
to provide support to other families who have children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week: March 30 - April 5th Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day: April 1st
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends.
Mental Health in the News
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The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February, 1989 by a group of 18 people determined to make a difference in the way the system works.
Federation on the Move
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