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mental health awareness

The Duval County Public Schools’ Mental Health AWAREness Video PSA Contest is intended to offer a student’s perspective on mental health stigma. It is our hope to provide awareness to individuals, schools and the community regarding the benefits of destigmatizing mental health. This program invites students to create a video describing how students can positively impact their school’s culture by uniting to come against mental health stigma.

National Children’s Mental Health AWAREness Day 2017 is Thursday, May 4, 2017. We are asking everyone to WEAR GREEN and stand together to end the stigma against mental illness. For more information regarding Mental Health Awareness visit the "RESOURCES" tab.

The Children's Mental Health Matters Poster Contest gives elementary school students an opportunity to celebrate mental health; social and emotional well-being. The poster contest will provide a glimpse into youth perspectives about they view mental health. 

Poster Contest submissions and entry forms are due by April 19, 2017. Submission and Media Release Forms may be emailed to mentalhealthpsa@duvalschools.org.

 
Completed posters should be mailed to:
Duval County Public Schools
Attn: Morgan Seiler
1701 Prudential Drive, 4th Floor
Jacksonville FL 32207 
 
Poster winners will be displayed at the 2017 Mental Health Ripple Affect Awards sponsored by Mental Health America, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 6:30 pm at WJCT Studios
 

Mental Health AWAREness Month Activities

MHA Flyer

Contact Us

Katrina Taylor, Director of School Behavioral Health 
mentalhealthpsa@duvalschools.org

Video PSA Contest Documents

Poster Contest Documents

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