Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Social-emotional learning is an important part of unfinished learning supports. Addressing children’s mental health needs and questions is vital. Alabama will celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, on May 2-8. The 2021 event theme is “Flip the Script on Mental Health.”

Parents and caregivers can use this weblink to access resources from the National Federation of Families, which provides helpful tips and family-focused mental health information. Families can also discover some of the best ways to discuss self-care, COVID-19, and proven methods to cope with stress.

To learn more about these efforts and special initiatives to promote youth mental health and awareness, contact Dr. Kay Warfield at 334-694-4724 or kaw@ALSDE.edu.