Once a year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shines a national spotlight on the importance of caring for every child’s mental health and reinforces that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development. The 2019 theme for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is “Suicide Prevention: Strategies that Work.”

Learn about strategies that prevent suicide and join the conversation today!

NCYOJ CMHAD Infographic

Check out the NEW NCYOJ infographic for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day!

Suicide Prevention Resources for Juvenile Justice Systems

These resources—which include reports, guidelines, and fact sheets—provide findings, recommendations, and practical tools for juvenile justice and mental health administrators and staff.

Relevant Organizations