Community Events

Check out other events happening across Texas!

Tell us how you’re celebrating. Your organization/community can receive a launch packet to support your work to bring acceptance to children’s mental health.

The Harris Center

The Harris Center, Houston

The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD focuses on transforming the lives of people with behavioral health and IDD needs. Our vision is to empower people with behavioral health and IDD needs to improve their lives through an accessible, integrated and comprehensive recovery-oriented system of care. The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD…


MHMR Concho Valley, San Angelo

MHMR Concho Valley (MHMRCV) is the local mental health authority (LMHA) for Coke, Concho, Crockett, Irion, Reagan, Sterling and Tom Green Counties. We are located in San Angelo, Texas and provide a wide array of mental health services. To celebrate Children’s Mental Health Acceptance week, MHMRCV will host a fun filled event “Freedom Fiesta” with…

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36th Judicial District Juvenile Probation, Sinton

The 36th Judicial District Juvenile Probation serves youth and their families within five counties, Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen and San Patricio. The Juvenile Probation office will be promoting mental health awareness in local high schools for Resource Week (May 2nd – May 6th). Learn more about the office at their website.

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Center for Health Care Services, San Antonio

The goal of the Center for Health Care Services (CHCS) is to strengthen and support families by providing services for an array of issues, including, sadness or depression, fear or anxiety, persistent nightmares, low self-esteem, social isolation, harming self or others, behavioral problems, academic problems, running away and truancy, school bullying, parenting support, child abuse/assault,…

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Guajardo Elementary, Texas City

The school counseling program at Guajardo Elementary brings mental health to the forefront of the counseling program. Guajardo Elementary will take part in Children’s Mental Health Acceptance activities by teaching a lesson on inclusivity and respect for what makes us different. Kindergarten to 2nd grade will create coping skills shields and 3rd to 4th grade…


Community Healthcore, Longview

Community Healthcore is a Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) in east Texas. To celebrate Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week, the LMHA, schools, and community partners will work collaboratively to raise mental health awareness and provide information on available services. Community Healthcore will host an event on May 5th to raise mental health awareness in Longview.

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Emergence Health Network, El Paso

Emergence Health Network (EHN) is the Local Mental Health Authority in El Paso County and provides a wide array of mental health services in our community. EHN is hosting a Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day Community Resource Fair at the El Paso Zoo to include speakers and presentations related to children’s mental health and other…

San Antonio River Walk

Bexar County System of Care

The Bexar County System of Care is celebrating Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week by re-launching the county’s system of care governance board. Children’s mental health leaders in the county are gathering and having their first System of Care Task Force meeting on May 4th.

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Grapeland ISD, Grapeland, Texas

The school counselor at Grapeland Elementary will host a community resource fair to raise awareness about mental health resources available to children and families in the region.

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The Children’s Partnership, Travis County

The Children’s Partnership provides mental health services and supports to Travis County children, youth, and their families. This year The Children’s Partnership will sponsor a proclamation in honor of Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day at the Travis County Commissioner’s Court. They also plan to share information and resources at the Manor School Resource Fair on…


Texas Mental Health Creative Arts Contest

The annual Texas Mental Health Creative Arts Contest provides school-age youth as well as adults the opportunity to express themselves through visual and verbal means, shining a light on an often-overlooked topic and shows why mental health matters. To determine winners, submissions were presented to a panel of judges who have the same passion for…