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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

When is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2022?

Monday 13 – Sunday 19 June 2022

What is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (IMHAW)?

IMHAW takes place in June every year, providing an opportunity for those working in the infant mental health sector to raise awareness of the importance of babies’ social and emotional development, and to share work they are doing.

Who is it organised by?

The week is organised and led by MMHA member the Parent-Infant Foundation, who bring together and support the infant mental health sector, provide clinical leadership and campaign for policy change.

What is this year’s theme?

The overall theme of IMHAW 2022 is ‘Understanding Early Trauma’. See Parent-Infant Foundation’s calendar for a list of planned activities.

Get involved

Visit the Parent-Infant Foundation website to find out how you can get involved and for examples of how parent-infant teams and organisations have marked IMHAW in the past.