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How Do You Prioritize Mental Health?

Life is full of ups and downs. It is normal for our emotional state to change on a day-to-day basis and in periods throughout our lives. When our minds are healthy and strong, we are more resilient to life’s challenges, able to use healthy coping methods, have better relationships, and maintain our overall health and well-being. That’s why it is important to be proactive about our mental health!

National PTA has developed the PTA Healthy Minds Program to help families make mental health an everyday priority. Check out the resources on this webpage, including informational and activity resources directly for families and resources to help PTAs run PTA Healthy Minds programming.

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Healthy Minds Resources

The following pages have tools and resources for both PTA leaders and families to learn more about how to have and promote healthy minds. Choose either For Families or For PTA Leaders below to go right to the section with tools created just for you.


How We PTA: See PTAs in Action

PTA is no longer a noun. It’s a verb—an action plan working to support your child’s success.

Browse these quotes from PTAs that have implemented this program and find their inspirational full stories on our How We PTA page.


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Mental Health Resources for the Summer


National PTA Awarded for Mental Health Efforts

National PTA is proud to have received the following awards relating to areas of mental health.

National PTA Awarded by Child Mind Institute

National PTA is committed to supporting families on their journey to make mental health a priority by providing tools and resources to empower families to take action.

Child Mind Institute Change Maker Award

National PTA Awarded the Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health by Mental Health America (MHA)

The Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health is a distinction awarded by Mental Health America (MHA) to companies who meet the standards for a mentally healthy workplace. National PTA earned this status for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to employee mental health and well-being.

Bell Seal for Mental Health 2021

Bell Seal for Mental Health 2023

Bell Seal for Mental Health 2024


Founding Sponsor

New York Life Foundation

Supporting Sponsor

Active Minds