2016 Awareness Day Final Report - Page 15

Several national collaborating organizations hosted Awareness Day gatherings throughout the country to watch the Awareness Day Live! webcast on May 5. The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice produced a video in recognition of Awareness Day, showing the many opportunities for behavioral health interventions within the juvenile justice system. The video is available on www.samhsa.gov/children. SAMHSA programs including Project Launch, Project Aware, and Healthy Transitions, as well as federal partners such as the Office of Head Start, supported Awareness Day efforts and encouraged communities across the country to participate in activities throughout the month of May. Awareness Day 2016 provided individuals and organizations with the opportunity to share their personal stories about children’s mental health on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Thanks in large part to the online engagement of national collaborating organizations, Awareness Day earned more than 127 million media impressions. The Na