The Campaign for Children’s Mental Health and Voices for Virginia’s Children are pleased to be partnering with NAMI Virginia and many other organizations to sponsor a forum on mental health topics for the two men seeking to become Virginia’s next Governor. Please join us on August 5th in Richmond to hear what they have to [...]

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Campaign organized an event on May 29, “A Community Conversation about Children’s Mental Health,” to raise awareness of the need for Chesterfield elected officials and residents to address mental health issues in children. The event was sponsored by Voices for Virginia’s Children and the Campaign for Children’s [...]

Great events just keep popping up in May! The Campaign is pleased to spread the word about this training about adolescent substance use. We’ve worked with parent-trainer Carol Obrochta often, and she is wonderful! Be prepared to get some helpful information in a very supportive environment. Here are the details- be sure to register: The [...]

Empowering Families

April 24, 2013

A version of this blog post, written by Campaign Coordinator Margaret Nimmo Crowe, initially appeared on the Behavioral Health Matters blog. As coordinator of the Campaign for Children’s Mental Health at Voices for Virginia’s Children, I regularly talk to parents who are struggling to help their children with mental health issues. They are often extremely [...]

At the Campaign, we are very excited about a new partnership with the Child Mind Institute in New York and its “Speak Up for Kids” initiative in May: “The centerpiece of Speak Up for Kids 2013 is a series of marquee events—livestreamed talks and roundtable discussions by our nation’s mental health leaders—that expose and address [...]

As part of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month, the Campaign for Children’s Mental Health is teaming up with Fairfax Partnership for Youth to offer a media training for families of children with mental health issues on May 14 in Fairfax. Here’s the scoop: Parents and the Media: What Reporters Are Looking For, and How to [...]