Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Governor’s Mansion, Raleigh NC

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Alamance County

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The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

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Presidential Proclamation National Mental Health Awareness Month 2016


  • Nearly 44 million American adults, and millions of children, experience mental health conditions each year, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress.


  • 60 million Americans.  Nearly 15 million more Americans have gained Medicaid coverage since October 2013, significantly improving access to mental health care.

Please visit the link above to read more information in the Presidential Proclamation!

Join us on Thursday, May 19th and Friday, May 20th at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro for our 2016 System of Care conference:

Creating a Culture of Care: From Cradle to Career.


When: Thursday, May 19th – Friday, May, 20th

Where: Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons
Joseph S. Koury Convention Center, Greensboro






Youth M.O.V.E. NC

What a Wonderful Day of Young Adult Peer Support Training


See a Child and Family Team Meeting in Action

Preparation: Family In-Home Meeting

The Meeting:  Family and Child Team Planning Meeting

Follow the below link and log in as guest to view videos










sign206 East Elm St., Graham, NC 27253  Stop by and see us! NORTH CAROLINA FAMILIES UNITED

North Carolina Families United is the Statewide Family Network and the state chapter of the National Federation of Families

NC Families United is a family support and advocacy organization. It’s mission is to:

Link families to State and community partners for the purpose of improving the lives of children, youth, and families with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs;

Focus active attention on the unique strengths and needs of these children and their families by educating and advising policy makers, service providers, other advocacy organizations;

Actively promote policies and procedures that serve the best interests of these children, youth, and their families through work with State and local officials;

Actively promote, model and adhere to the values and principles of System of Care.

Services available for North Carolina families, family organizations, system of care sites, and family partners

Families United can help link families to services in their home communities that include mental health, physical health, social services, and educational needs.

Families United can work with local community family organizations to provide organizational 501c3 mentorship, linkage to nonprofit small business associations, support and help with local grant development to help grow and nurture local family organizations.

Families United works with System of Care grantees to help bring Family Driven Technical Assistance to the funded project. We can help you construct your grant with family driven input.

Families United mentors and supports all North Carolina Family Partners. We encourage all Family Partners to join our bi-monthly group to discuss and develop the position of Family Partner. All Family Partners from all systems and agencies are welcome to join our group. NC Families United supports ALL Family Partners.

Families United mentors youth during the transition period into adulthood. We can provide one on one mentorship for youth struggling with mental health issues get through school and into adulthood as contributing members of the community.

Families United host our annual Youth Leadership Series. We train leaders of tomorrow today. If you are a youth ages 14-21 who has struggled with mental health issues and you want your voice heard, join our leadership group.

Youth who have had mental health or behavioral challenges are encouraged to join Youth Move NC. Youth Move NC is NC Families United’s statewide youth leadership group.

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