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Today is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day!

Today is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day!  Watch the Children's Mental Health Awareness Legislative Briefing lhere. #childrensmentalhealthmatters#endstigma #1in5 #mhm2018.  Follow#mentalhealthmatters #endstigma #1in5 #mentalhealthawarenessHelp raise awareness in your state or community

Multi-Cultural/Lingual TV Shows on Developmental MIlestones in Young Children!

Interested in learning about developmental milestones in young children? 

Check out these TV shows representing eight (8) different cultures and languages at https://shriver.umassmed.edu/community-resources/cultural-resources/1-2-3-grow

 

 

 

SPAN Awarded Funding to Continue as NJ's Family to Family Health Information Center!

We are pleased to announce that SPAN received word today that we have been refunded to continue to serve as NJ's Family to Family Health Information Center! Excited to be able to inform and empower families of children and youth with special healthcare needs as leaders in their families, communities, our state, and nation! Check out our F2F resources at www.spanadvocacy.org/…/family-family-health-information-cen… and our Health Advocacy Toolkit at www.spanadvocacy.org/content/health-advocacy-toolkit.

Police In Schools Is Not The Answer

In response to the National Rifle Association's release of a set of proposals to increase the number of armed personnel in schools, as a response to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School late last year, a grassroots organization are imploring schools and districts to implement positive approaches in response to gun violence and address the impact of school safety policies on young people.  In their Joint Issue Brief, "Police in Schools Is Not The Answer," the Alliance for Educational Justice, the Dignity in Schools Campaign and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

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