Time for the 2015 “My Feelings Matter” Youth Poster Contest!

Such a great opportunity for raising awareness of children’s mental health– and SFTA is a part of this great event!

Wisconsin Knows: Children's Mental Health Matters

The Children’s Mental Health Matters Coalition is pleased to present our 2015 My Feelings Matter youth poster contest, in commemoration of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness week in May. Our Coalition is a Madison-based group of parents and professionals dedicated to promoting children’s mental health year-round. We encourage youth from Pre-K through high school to express themselves through their art on the theme of My Feelings Matter, as a way to support the development of children’s social emotional health and to generate age-appropriate conversations about the importance of mental health. Please see the contest entry form below for contest details and restrictions. Deadline for poster submission is March 20, 2015.

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Why Children’s Mental Health?

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According to the American Psychological Association (APA), an estimated 15 million of our nation’s young people can currently be diagnosed with a mental health disorder. Yet only about 7 percent of  youth who need support receive appropriate help from mental health…

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