May 4th is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

This Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, we want to share local and national resources for parents and caregivers seeking mental health guidance for children. Visit the Resource section of also has a directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices that are available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.



Children's Mental Health Awareness Day National Event


The national 2017 theme for Children's Mental Health Awareness Day focuses on the importance of integrating behavioral health and primary care for children. A national event will take place on Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. EDT in Washington, DC. SAMHSA will webcast the event live on