Spring Campaign Kicks Off During Mental Health Week | CASA on Global News Morning

How can we ensure that Alberta kids and youth struggling with mental illness have access to a mental health plan and system of care?

CASA CEO Bonnie Blakley speaks about why Mental Health Week (May 6-12) is an important time to ask questions like this and reconsider how we think about mental health care. Contributions to CASA’s spring campaign — which kicks off during Mental Health Week — support child-centred and family-inclusive care in Alberta.

Watch the segment here.

Watch CASA on Global News Morning Edmonton at 7:20 a.m. on the first Thursday of every month. Each “Your Mental Health” segment features a specialist from CASA talking about relevant mental health topics to children and families in our community.

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May 1-7 is Mental Health Week.

For thousands of families across Alberta, every week is Mental Health Week. Support CASA Mental Health and help empower our kids and families thrive.