2016 Awareness Day Final Report | Page 23

Awareness Day 2017 will focus on the integration of behavioral health and primary care for children, youth, and young adults. Become a national collaborating organization and add your voice to the more than 150 national collaborating organizations and federal partners who support Awareness Day each year! SAMHSA would be pleased to provide your organization with the opportunity to showcase its commitment to supporting healthy children, families, and communities before new audiences through high-visibility promotional materials, as well as the invaluable opportunity to network with other like-minded organizations. SAMHSA has a diverse range of collaborative Awareness Day opportunities for your organization to highlight its work in support of children’s mental health. A few of them include: •• •• •• •• •• Organize an Awareness Day event unique to your community or organization Publish an Awareness Day news release or blog through your organization’s communications channels Feature Awareness Day in your newsletter or website Share Awareness Day messages on your social media accounts or host an Awareness Day Twitter chat Host an Awareness Day Live! event There are many benefits associated with being an Awareness Day national collaborating organization. To learn more, contact Lisa Rubenstein at 240–276–1927, or [email protected]. 2016 FINAL REPORT 23