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My Feelings are a Work of Art

Posted on: April 28, 2017 8:00 am

Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board and several community agencies and schools are participating in the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day initiative, My Feelings Are a Work of Art, throughout the month of May. The initiative raises awareness of children’s mental health needs, demonstrates how children’s mental health initiatives promote positive youth development, recovery, and resilience and shows how children with mental health needs thrive in the community.

Clermont County Mental Health & Recovery Board provided art supplies to youth in community programs and schools to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to nurture the social and emotional well-being of children through art. The My Feelings Are a Work of Art activities through each program and school use art to help youth express their feelings. Over 500 children, youth and adults across Clermont County participating in “My Feelings are a Work of Art” activities. Partner sites include:  Juvenile Court, Genesis School, Clermont Recovery Center operated by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral, Child Focus Wasserman Youth and Adolescent Center, Foster Care, Head Start and Bilingual Preschools and Batavia Elementary.