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May is Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Posted on 05/03/2021
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the theme for Pierce County is Tools 2 Thrive: Building Resiliency Through Community Connections. There are several behavioral health resources available for families through Kids’ Mental Health-Pierce County.

A series of webinars to help build resiliency in the community are hosted by Kids’ Mental Health Pierce County. Families can learn more and register for these upcoming webinars:

     • Resilience; May 5 at 3 p.m.
     • Secondary Trauma and Self Care; May 12 at 3 p.m.
     • Suicide Prevention; May 17 at 3 p.m.
     • The Impact of Trauma on Childhood Development; May 19 at 3 p.m.

Kids’ Mental Health-Pierce County (KMHPC) is a coalition of people and agencies in Pierce County that are joining together to address the growing behavioral health crisis among school age children and youth.

A Youth Access Pass will link students to the KMHPC Resource page. These resources are available in English, Spanish, and Russian.

Additional information about Mental Health Awareness Month can be found at
National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Youth All Access Pass