Nationwide Children's Events & Announcements

Experts Offer Free Guide to Empower Kids and Teens in Handling Emotions During Uncertainty
May 05, 2021

Experts Offer Free Guide to Empower Kids and Teens in Handling Emotions During Uncertainty

The five steps of Emotional Empowerment are evidence-informed strategies parents, caregivers, educators and advocates can use to help children engage in healthy emotional practices.

May 03, 2021

JOANN Joins On Our Sleeves® to Advance Child Mental Health Awareness through Creativity

On Our Sleeves serves to break the stigma around mental health among children and adolescents, and JOANN will help further the movement across the country beginning in May, Mental Health Awareness Month.

On Our Sleeves® Launches National Alliance for Children’s Mental Health With One Million Classrooms Project
May 03, 2021

On Our Sleeves® Launches National Alliance for Children’s Mental Health With One Million Classrooms Project

On Our Sleeves®, the national movement for Children’s Mental Health, has launched the On Our Sleeves Alliance, a collection of national corporations and brands, youth and parent serving organizations, healthcare and educational organizations and individual ambassadors focused on empowering the mental health and wellness of every child in America.

In celebration of its launch, the On Our Sleeves Alliance has announced a powerful first project: to provide every community in America with free educational resources, setting an ambitious goal of reaching one million classrooms with On Our Sleeves content by Oct. 10, 2021, World Mental Health Day.

Local and Regional Partners Pledge their Support to On Our Sleeves® During Mental Health Awareness Month
Apr 28, 2021

Local and Regional Partners Pledge their Support to On Our Sleeves® During Mental Health Awareness Month

On Our Sleeves is powered by behavioral health experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and its mission is to provide free mental health educational resources to every community in America and empower advocates of children’s mental health.

Apr 22, 2021

Dayton Children’s joins the On Our Sleeves® Alliance to break stigmas around children’s mental health

In recognition of mental health awareness month, Dayton Children’s will be officially launching On Our Sleeves® in our region during the first week of May culminating on Friday, May 7, children’s mental health awareness day.

Calls to Poison Centers about High-Powered Magnets Increased by 444% after Ban Lifted
Mar 15, 2021

Calls to Poison Centers about High-Powered Magnets Increased by 444% after Ban Lifted

A recent study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Emergency Medicine, and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital along with the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) analyzed calls to U.S. poison centers for magnet exposures in children age 19 years and younger from 2008 through October 2019 to determine the impact of the CPSC rule and the subsequent lift of the ban.

Mar 10, 2021

GoNoodle Announces Strategic Partnership with On Our Sleeves®, the Movement for Children's Mental Health

One in five children in America is living with a mental health condition and the COVID-19 pandemic has presented all children with new stresses and challenges. In response, GoNoodle has teamed up with On Our Sleeves®, the movement for children's mental health, to create and share social-emotional content for kids and tools and resources for teachers and parents across the country.

New Study Looks at Effect of COVID-19-Related Social Distancing Policies on Motor Vehicle Crashes and Traffic Volume in Ohio
Mar 09, 2021

New Study Looks at Effect of COVID-19-Related Social Distancing Policies on Motor Vehicle Crashes and Traffic Volume in Ohio

A new study led by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital estimated associations between COVID-19-related social-distancing policies, traffic volume, and motor vehicle crash-related outcomes in Ohio.

No More Sitting in the Dark?
Mar 08, 2021

No More Sitting in the Dark?

A new study by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy, Sports Medicine, and Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital investigated objectively measured, self-paced physical and cognitive activity across the first week post-concussion.

Patty McClimon Named to Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders to Watch List
Feb 16, 2021

Patty McClimon Named to Modern Healthcare’s Women Leaders to Watch List

Patty McClimon, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2021’s Women Leaders to Watch in Healthcare. This award program recognizes women in leadership roles, spotlighting their administrative and professional accomplishments.