May 7th, National Child and Youth Mental Health Day, since 2007

May 7th is about having caring conversations and making connections between children, youth and caring adults in their lives. Caring Connections enhance the mental health of children and youth and it is part of their overall health.

View our Be That Caring Adult video.


Thank you for your interest and activities planned for Child & Youth Mental Health Day.

2019 items for May 7 icare National Child and Yourh Mental Health Awareness Day will be available early April. Please check back.

“We are all family members, whether our family is natural, chosen, large or small, temporary or permanent, conventional or unconventional, resilient or fragile. Our experiences with family shape us.” (Families at the Centre – BC)

May 7th iCare Resources

Unfolding Conversation 2016
Unfolding Conversation 2017