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Children’s Grief Awareness Month

Supporting Grief Together in School Communities

Children’s Grief Awareness Month (CGAM) is dedicated to raising awareness about the prevalence and potential impact of the death of a loved one on a young person. November 18, 2021 is Children's Grief Awareness Day.

National PTA’s Healthy Minds webpage features resources to help families make mental health a daily priority. Resources include everything from guides on having productive family conversations about mental health to tips for better understanding and addressing mental health challenges such as grief and loss or anxiety to suggestions for ways to proactively strengthen mental health such as building resilience.

Healthy Minds



The Power of Partnership: A Conversation with National PTA and First Book

November 10, 2021 at 2PM EST

Join us for a special webinar as Jennifer Bradley and Courtney Kissel (National PTA), Nina Silverstein (First Book) and Vicki Jay, CEO (National Alliance for Children’s Grief) join Maria Collins (Vice President of New York Life Foundation) to discuss the value of partnership, the importance of community, and exciting new resources and support for the childhood bereavement field as part of PTA’s Healthy Minds initiative. Join us for this engaging conversation.

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November 1 to 29, 2021