Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

picture imperfect.(Health)

Byline: Jackie Jadrnak Journal Staff Writer

Art exhibit kicks off campaign to raise awareness about children's mental health

Sometimes talking about a picture is easier than talking about your feelings. And sometimes talking about one can lead to understanding the other. That's the hope behind an art exhibit that the New Mexico School Mental Health Initiative is bringing to Albuquerque, Roswell and Santa Fe this year.

"Childhood Revealed: Art Expressing Pain, Discovery and Hope" opens at The Albuquerque Museum on Sunday.

Curated by the New York University Child Study Center, the artwork is created by children across the country who have mental illnesses or are emotionally troubled because of unpleasant experiences in their lives. …

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