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Mental Illness Awareness Week: Help Spread the Word about Childhood Mental Illness

mhaw300_blogOct. 6-12 is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and one organization is trying to reach out and provide mental health information intended to help one of our most precious demographics – our children.

According to the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH), about 1 in 5 children in the United States suffer from a mental disorder.  The organization is providing the following graphics for everyone to repurpose “and share widely,”  as a way to speak to children in a language they understand and to help inform the public about a health care concern that can never receive enough attention.

 

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