2021 CMHM Contests


In recognition of Children’s Mental Health Month, the Federation of Families of SC is coordinating two virtual photo contests! All that is needed to participate is camera or cell phone with a camera! Prizes are limited based on eligibility requirements.


Project AWARE Photo Contest: Must be a student enrolled in Anderson 2, Florence 1 or Sumter School Districts. One prize will be awarded at the elementary, middle and high school levels for each school district.


Project COPE Photo Contest: Youth and youth adults ages 10 – 25 from across the seven counties covered by the Beckman Center (Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, and Saluda)

Deadline for both contests: Saturday, May 15, 2021

Thank you to our partners: SC Department of Education (Project AWARE) and Beckman Center for Mental Health Services (Project COPE).


For the past 18 years, the Federation of Families of SC has held
an annual art contest from which the winning artwork is used to create our Children’s Mental Health Awareness Poster.

We are please to present the Children’s Mental Health Month Poster: May 2020. Artwork by Emelia Nix!

2020 Art for Poster by Emelia Nix

Please click the button below to browse the gallery of the previous art contest entries.


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