Monday, May 1, 2017 at 8:00 AM CDT
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM CDT

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Louisiana Federation Of Families 
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Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Louisiana Federation of Families 

2017 Children Mental Health Awareness Campaign

"Finding Help, Finding Hope"

May 1st- May 7th, 2017

Become a Community Hero

Each year we ask for help in raising awareness for children's mental health needs and enhancing our community outreach efforts.

We invite your organization to join as a Community Hero to  make this year 's Children's Mental Health Awareness Week Campaign a success.  Only through partnership with organizations like yours can the campaign reach a diverse audience of families, caregivers, educators, and providers through many diffent channels.

Partner with the Campaign

Louisiana Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health have initiated a "Call to Action" to all stakeholders, requesting your participation in and support of this campaign. Please consider having your agency join our campaign.  By establising partnership with stakeholders and other concerned organizations, recognition of Children's Mental Health Awareness Week campaign will be increased and enhanced.

Community Hero Tasks

While each group has it own communication tools and target populations, we are asking Community Heros to commit to the following tasks:

  1. Add our Campaign "Tagline" below your name to every email you send. Tageline: "Children's Mental Health Awareness Week is May 1-7, 2017!
  2. Share the news of Campaign with your population via email, press release, newsletter article, etc.
  3. Provide a prominent link to www.laffcmh.org on your website from now through May 7, 2017, using the  LAFFCMH logo  
  4. Right Click on logo to save and paste.
  5. Distribute Campaign items and brochures at related conferences, fairs, offices, or where ever you normally distribute materials
  6. Connect via social media. Follow us on Facebook

Additional Ideas:

Some ideas for additional methods to reach Louisiana families about the importance of children's mental health are below.  Lets us know what task your organization can do:

  • Write a letter to the editor about the imporatnce of children's mental health in your community
  • Hold an open house during May to support the campaogn and raise awareness
  • Encourage others to join the Campaign (Send request to info@laffcmh.org)
  • Post link to the Campaign website on Facebook
  • Identify a local community event and staff a booth with campaign materials
  • Proudly display your Campaign materials
  • Ask your staff to wear green every day during the campaign
  • Let us know if you have any ideas to add to this list and we'll share them with the others partners.  We encourage creativity!


For questions about Community Hero, please contact Kevira Johnson at kjohnson@laffcmh.org or 800-224-4010.