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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.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

We aim to make mental health is a priority everyday, but don’t want to miss the opportunity to put some extra focus on it this month!

Some things you and your PTA can do this month:


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 Sponsors

Active Minds

Allstate Foundation

New York Life Foundation

CDC Foundation