Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month: May 2021

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health

May is Children's Mental Health Awareness Month. Adolescence is a time for young people to have a healthy start in life. The number of adolescents reporting poor mental health is increasing. Building strong bonds and connecting to youth can protect their mental health. Schools and parents can create these protective relationships with students and help them grow into healthy adulthood. This May, find out how connectedness, school climate, and family engagement can protect adolescent mental health. Learn more.