by Rachele Harmuth | 09 Feb 2023
Industry Commentary, Op-Ed
MESHhelps.org, a new initiative created by ThinkFun to develop kids’ resiliency and mental health through play, launched its MESH (Mental, Emotional, And Social Health) task force. “We were thrilled to have representation from all areas of the industry (including manufacturing, retail, licensing, and design) as well as educators and therapists.” Rachele Harmuth, Head of ThinkFun said. “We were able to come together and hear how the message of MESH was resonating across all different areas.” The group brainstormed and voted on a list of possible task force objectives for 2023. Over the next month, the MESH Task force will finalize and publish its mission and initiatives for 2023. The group is opened to anyone interested in helping build children resilience through play. For more information or to join, please visit our website at MESHhelps.org and sign up on the contact us page. https://meshhelps.org/contact/
We invite you to join us for a special webinar for care-givers, parents and educators MESH: Strengthen Kid’s Mental Health Through Play Wednesday, Feb 15th, 8pEST/5pPST
Please join Deborah Gilboa, M.D. (Dr. G) as we explore the ways adults can positively impact kids' mental health. This webinar will provide an overview of children and teens' mental health, how these issues are affecting kids’ development, and what you can do to address these concerns, all through play. If you are a parent, care-giver or educator who has been worried about mental health in kids, this webinar is perfect for you to learn about how you can use play to improve Mental, Emotional and Social Health (MESH).
Please register using this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sce2gpj8uG9e1ZZ5j8fxAOQNw-BbP0WGC
Title: MESH: Strengthen Kid’s Mental Health Through Play
Date: February 15
Time: 8p EST/ 5p PST
Sign up here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sce2gpj8uG9e1ZZ5j8fxAOQNw-BbP0WGC
This webinar is open to everyone. Please forward this invite to anyone who may be interested or concerned with the mental health epidemic that is plaguing our youth.
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