Every year, the first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Week. It is a week where we draw attention to the mental health issues that children and youth face, raise awareness of these issues, decrease stigma and provide understanding of the help that is available.
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Below are a list of helpful resources:
- Friday May 1: Mental and Emotional Well-Being
- Monday May 4: Faith and Spiritual Well Being
- Tuesday May 5: Physical Activity
- Wednesday May 6: Family and Social Well-Being
- Thursday May 7: Land and Environment
- Friday May 8: Routines
The 360 Kids’ Youth Homelessness Prevention and Housing Stabilization Strategy has released its latest news release regarding a looming fear for increased youth homelessness as a result of youth mental health decline.