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Empowered by private donations, Kids’ Minds Matter offers a variety of learning opportunities to the community. These include educational classes, informative seminars and support groups for children, parents and caretakers. Check out our calendar for the schedule of upcoming classes and events:

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Dignified Discipline Parenting Class

During this parenting workshop, learn how to manage children’s behavior in a way that both maintains healthy relationships and changes inappropriate behaviors to decrease stress.

Mental Health Mondays

This virtual series on Facebook connects Lee Health partners and Southwest Florida mental health advocates with local families to share expert advice, resources and at-home activities for kids.

Mental Health First Aid for Adults

During this compassionate course, discover how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older. Learn practical ways to guide young people, as well as how to access professional care, if appropriate.

Parenting the Exceptional Child

Connect other parents of children with developmental disabilities, mental health issues or special health care needs for this evidence- based parenting course.

Mental Health First Aid for Youth

This informative session identifies common mental health challenges for today’s youth and reviews typical adolescent development. It also provides a five-step action plan for helping young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

Parent Support Group

This weekly parent-led group connects and supports parents of children with developmental disabilities, mental health issues or special health care needs.

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Founded in 2016, Kids’ Minds Matter is a unified movement in Southwest Florida dedicated to advancing pediatric mental and behavioral health services. By developing clinical pathways to screen and treat patients, enhancing public awareness through education, and lobbying for systemic change and sustainable funding, Kids’ Minds Matter aims to align mental health providers, local agencies, the judicial system, law enforcement, schools and faith-based organizations. Kids’ Minds Matter is managed through the Lee Health Foundation.

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