Kids don’t wear their mental health on their sleeves. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, help us break the stigma and gives kids a voice. No action is too small. No voice is too young. Together, we can transform children’s mental health.
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Share Your Story
What is your On Our Sleeves story? Stories like yours can help inspire others and can offer hope and support to other members of our On Our Sleeves community.
10 Ways to Be an Advocate
Advocating for children's mental health is something everyone can do! Not sure how to get started? Check out many ways you can raise your voice for children's mental health. No action is too small!Get More Tools to be an Advocate
Fundraise with Us
Children’s mental health is an often overlooked and vastly underfunded component of pediatric health and research. Join the movement by fundraising for children's mental health with On Our Sleeves.
Fundraising gives YOU the unique opportunity to share what On Our Sleeves means to you. Choose from many ways to start fundraising. And all ages, from kids and older, are welcome to join!Get Started
Meet Our Advocates
On Our Sleeves has inspired others to advocate for children's mental health. Meet some of our
advocates who wear their mental health on their sleeves.
Julia, Patient Advocate
Life no longer felt manageable for 17-year-old Julia when she walked into Nationwide Children’s Hospital Behavioral Health Services. But, the good news is, Julia got help. Her journey is a testament to the fact that it can get better.
Katie Wion, Parent Advocate
Parent advocate Katie Wion used content on her social media to educate others. She received an overwhelming response of support that showed that people want to learn more, offer support and lend assistance.
Elizabeth Cole, Employee Advocate
As a registered nurse, Elizabeth Cole sees firsthand the impact mental health has on children and their families. She was inspired by her work and interaction with her daughters’ peers to spread the message of On Our Sleeves.
Being a mental health advocate is easy. Just use your voice, your actions and these On Our Sleeves
advocacy tools to get started.
On Our Sleeves has created a guide to help you maintain structure and keep your kids mentally fit.
One small action. That’s all it takes to start your journey to become a mental health advocate.
Access our online hub filled education, statistics and resources that you can share with your personal and professional networks.
Watch and learn from our variety of video resources to share with you and your family.
Take the On Our Sleeves Kindness Challenge - now updated with virtual and at-home activities!
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Support the movement to transform children's mental health by purchasing On Our Sleeves branded items that support mental and behavioral health research.Shop for the Cause