During Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week, May 1st – 7th, we focus on the importance of this shift from awareness to acceptance. This year’s theme “Be a Mental Health Hero: Share your Superpower.” This annual campaign is a way to shine a light on how important positive mental health is to a child’s development.

In honor of this week, acknowledge that children can face many struggles, mental health is not restricted to adults, and…

Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month is highlighted each year in April. Started in 1987, by the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence to spread awareness and educate the public on issues related to alcohol.

It is important to note that alcohol issues not only affect an individual and one’s family but society as a whole. Over the past two years, during the height of…

April 27th marks Denim Day. Today is a day when people all around the world wear denim with a purpose, support survivors, and educated themselves and others about all forms of sexual violence.

The first Denim Day was held in 1999 but begins with a story from Italy in 1992. In 1992, a rape conviction was overturned by the Italian Supreme Court. The justices felt that since the survivor was wearing tight jeans, she must have helped him…

Instagram

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

@unitedwayconchovalley • Instagram photos and videos