In total, more than 1,200 families attended “Healthy Minds Healthy Lives.” The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities collaborated on a 5K run, a training, an open house, a family fun day, a presentation at the Georgia State Capitol, a panel discussion, a youth performance, social media outreach, and a children’s art exhibit on “Finding Help. Maryland Coalition of Families collaborated with the Mental Health Association of Maryland to host the Children’s Mental Health Matters! The campaign distributed materials and resources to more than 350 partners across the state to use during their local events and activities.
The organization promoted the event via radio and television PSAs, created with support from the local United Way chapter.
More than 200 attendees joined, including a local commissioner. National promoted SAMHSA’s national event through social media and other digital communications.
The site also hosted an intergenerational quilt making event.
HHumboldt County Children and Family Services partnered with Humboldt County Transition-Age Youth Collaboration and Access Humboldt to present a “Directing Change” film screening.
Here is a sample of how communities came together to explore improving access to behavioral health services and supports for children, youth, and young adults with mental and substance use disorders and their families.
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In addition, the organization held a viewing of the Awareness Day national event, which they promoted through their e-bulletin.
One Community Partnership 2 held a large Wellness Day event at a central county park.
They also developed and promoted a public service announcement.
In Klamath, the Youth Social Service Department celebrated Awareness Day with a mural-making project at their Weitchpec Tribal office.
Wraparound Orange hosted its sixth annual “Healthy Minds Healthy Lives” family fun day. FREDLA developed a video using pictures submitted by more than 30 family-run organizations.