August 03, 2020

Event aims to shed light on mental health

AUGUSTA – Families, youth and organizations are invited to recognize Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Hall of Flags in the State House.

The goal of the event is to elevate awareness of children’s mental health issues, to encourage early diagnosis and treatment, and to eliminate the stigma associated with mental health.

Those involved are encouraged to wear a green ribbon to signify support and bring awareness.

For information, contact G.E.A.R. Parent Network at, or 800-264-9224.

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