ASK Day is Sunday, June 21st!

Check out this honest piece by Momtastic about why it’s so important to ask fellow parents if they have guns in their home and if they are safely stored and locked.

ASK Day is Sunday, June 21st. #‎ASKingSavesKids

Our Hearts are With Charleston


Our love and prayers are with Charleston, South Carolina after a shooting Wednesday night at a prominent historical church left 9 dead, including the church's Pastor who is also a State Senator.

Please keep Charleston and all those affected in your thoughts during this extremely difficult time.

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Sending Our #LoveToAurora!


To the families who lost loved ones, to the perseverance, strength and courage of survivors, and to the brave first responders, SHP sends all of our Love to Aurora!

To Prevent Mental Health Problems, Start Early

Why are the #‎mentalhealth problems of infants and toddlers so often overlooked? Here’s how we can encourage positive mental health in young children and ensure that challenges are detected early:


#GivingTuesday is 6 Months Away!


SAVE THE DATE: We're only 6 months away from #‎GivingTuesday! Join the global movement and share how you will give this 12/1!

Sioux City Schools Begin MHFA Training

If you are interested in bringing Mental Health First Aid Training to your local school or community, visit to download the training guide, or email

Thanks to a federal grant, over 600 teachers and community members from Sioux City, Iowa will receive #MHFA training over the next 5 years. Join the movement!


Today Is National Gun Violence Awareness Day


Who are you #WearingOrange for?

At SHP we believe everyone should live in an America free of gun violence. Today we wear orange in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Share Sandy Hook Promise with your family and friends and work with us to #ProtectOurKids from gun violence. Encourage them to Make the Promise here: 

Share Your Self-Care!

Self-care is so important to maintaining mental wellness. Some of SHP staff and volunteers' favorite self-care practices are walking (or cuddling with!) our dogs, exercising, going to the park, reading outside, taking baths, and riding bikes! Here are a few more of our best tips! #ShareYourSelfCare