Renewed Freedom Center is excited to participate in National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week on May 5th – 11th! We believe that raising awareness is important especially when it is our goal to increase the public’s knowledge and understanding of pediatric OCD and related anxiety disorders. However, being aware and knowledgeable does not necessarily mean something is actually being done. What we need is ACTION!
What can you do to take action? Join the fight to REMOVE the stigma!
Stigma is the major obstacle sufferers of mental disorders face every single day. Especially now that National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is coming, it is crucial for each and every one of us to speak out and DO something for children suffering from mental illness. There are as many as 1 out of every 5 young people quietly struggling today, too afraid to say anything until they are in crisis. Yet there are still a whole lot of people who ignore and believe that “emotional problems” simply go away.
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