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Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt Named Honorary Chairpersons for SAMHSA’s National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day 2017
February 16, 2017 | Emily Taylor
SAMHSA has announced that Olympians Michael Phelps and Allison Schmidt will be the 2017 National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day Chairpersons. Open about their own behavioral health challenges, the gold medalists are ideal role models to help youth understand the importance of mental, as well as physical health. Phelps and Schmidt will speak at The Awareness Day 2017 national event on May 4, where they will be awarded with SAMHSA’s Special Recognition Award.