On Friday, January 7th, Marti Bledsoe Post, the Executive Director of the On Our Sleeves movement for children’s mental health spoke to Dublin AM Rotary.
A national crisis has been hiding in plain sight. Children's mental health has been one of the least talked about issues in pediatrics — until now.

With the creation of On Our Sleeves, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, America’s largest network of pediatric behavioral health treatment providers and researchers and home to the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, is determined to give this cause a voice. 

Because children don’t wear their thoughts on their sleeves, On Our Sleeves will break stigmas and educate families and advocates about children’s mental health. Their mission is to provide every family in America access to free, evidenced-based educational resources, powered by the  experts from Nationwide Children’s and its collaborating partners. Since launching on 2018, On Our Sleeves has reached more than 2 million people with free educational resources to start conversations, educate families, and boost mental health and wellness.  

In Marti's role with the On Our Sleeves movement, Marti leads strategy and operations. Marti is passionate about advocating for children, families and wellness as the founder of a’parently, a consultancy offering programs and resources to support parents in the workplace. Marti is a published author and sought-after national speaker on parents in the workforce.

In addition to founding a’parently, Marti has a distinguished career in leadership roles. She most recently served as chief strategy officer for Mindset Digital and prior to that as vice president, Strategy, for the digital agency Mindstream Interactive.

Marti is the proud mom of two school-aged kids and an Ohio native. She earned her undergraduate degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, and her master’s degree from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.

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