Children's Mental Health Matters

NFFCMH is a national family-run organization focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families.

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Awareness Week '14 Checklist
  • Downloaded the Advocacy Toolkit for Use in Your Community
  • Started Planning Events to Bring Awareness in Your Community
  • Ordered Supplies to Pass Out in Your Community
  • Celebrated Awareness Week and Educated Policymakers

Awareness Week '14 - Download Materials

Don't forget to also order your green ribbons, lapel pins, and other awareness materials from our online store. We have limited stock so order soon before we run out.

As part of our #ThrowbackThursday, and to prepare you for this year's legislative briefing taking place on May 7th in Washington D.C., check out this video from our legislative briefing that occurred in 2012 with Representative Grace F. Napolitano.

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News in the Field and Elsewhere

The National Federation, the Board of Directors and the Certification Commission for Family Support are excited about 2014 and the Parent Support Providers Certification Initiative.  We are all working to increase this workforce initiative with the goal of having of a cadre of Certified Parent Support Providers (CPSP) in every state and community across the country.

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), held a hearing this morning (Thursday, April 3rd) to focus on the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, introduced on December 12th, 2013 by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA).