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.

Provide leadership and technical assistance to a nation-wide network of family run organizations.

POLICY

Develop and implement policies, legislation, funding mechanisms, and service systems that utilize the strengths of 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.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

The Federation provides the only national certification for a parent/family peer workforce, known as Certified Parent Support Providers™,

to provide support to other families who have children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.

 Spotlights 

2019 Conference Registration is Open!

Don't miss the early bird special to attend the conference! Register by September 30th for the discounted rate. Learn more here and register today.

Meet Our 30th Annual Conference Keynote Speakers
Mental Health in the News

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NFFCMH Releases New Report:

Nationwide Family Run Organizations

Services and Support Scan

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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.

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