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Michigan Lawmakers, Advocates Recognize National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Wearing green to raise awareness.

Thursday, the state of Michigan recognized National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.

Advocates gathered inside the state capitol to emphasize the importance of providing services and support to children who have mental health needs.

According to the National Institutes of Health, around one in five children either currently, or at will some point in life, suffer from a serious mental disorder.