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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.

Families Helping Families

Helping out during the tough times can help us all to move toward recovery and restoration.  Check in on friends and neighbors, especially the elderly, those who don't have family nearby, who may have a disability or emotional needs, or who you you just haven't heard from in the last few days.  Drop off some groceries or a meal, help them clean up, or stop by for a chat.

Also, here are some agencies where you can volunteer or make a donation:

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