Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar

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Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - January

Month   -   Week  -   Day

January Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Celebration of Life Month

Cervical Cancer Screening Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Eye Care Month

Family Fit Lifestyle Month

International Quality of Life Month

March of Dimes Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Blood Donor Month

National Birth Defects Prevention Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Personal Self-Defense Awareness Month

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

National Radon Action Month

National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

National Staying Healthy Month

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

Self-Help Group Awareness Month

Self-Love Month

Shape Up US Month

Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

January Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Celebration of Life Week - January 1-7

Diet Resolution Week - January 1-7

National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week - January 1-8

National Folic Acid Awareness Week - January 7-13 (Second Week of January)

Healthy Weight Week - January 21-27

National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week - January 21-27

National Medical Group Practice Week - January 22-26, 2018 (M-F week that starts on Fourth Monday in January)

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week - January 22-28

Month   -   Week  -   Day

January Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Global Family Day – January 1

Personal Trainer Awareness Day – January 2

World Braille Day – January 4

National Weigh-In Day - January 8 (First Monday after New Years)

National Take the Stairs Day - January 9

Cigarettes are Hazardous to Your Health Day - January 11

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - January 11

National Pharmacist Day - January 12

National Vision Board Day - January 13 (Second Saturday in January)

Caesarean Section Day - January 14

National Sanctity of Human Life Day - January 22

Celebration of Life Day - January 22

Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day - January 23 (the Tuesday of the Third Full Week of January)

Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day – January 24

National IV Nurse Day - January 25

Women's Healthy Weight Day - January 25 (the Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)

Dental Drill Appreciation Day - January 26

Family Literacy Day – January 27

International Holocaust Remembrance Day – January 27

World Leprosy Day - January 28 (Last Sunday in January)


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - February

Month   -   Week  -   Day

February Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

AMD / Low Vision Awareness Month

American Heart Month

Cholangiocarcinoma Awareness Month

International Boost Self Esteem Month

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month

Marijuana Awareness Month

National Cancer Prevention Month

National Care About Your Indoor Air Month

National Children's Dental Health Month

National Condom Month

National Fiber Focus Month

National Heart Healthy Month

National Patient Recognition Month

National Senior Independence Month

National Therapeutic Recreation Month

National Wise Health Consumer Month

Relationship Wellness Month

Spunky Old Broads Month

Wise Health Care Consumer Month

Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

February Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

African Heritage & Health Week - February 1-7

Women's Heart Week - February 1-7

Burn Awareness Week - February 4-10

National Patient Recognition Week - February 4-10 (First Week of February)

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week - February 4-10

National Children's Mental Health Week – February 5-11

Children of Alcoholics Week - February 11-17 (Second Full Week)

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week - February 11-17 (Second Week of February)

National Condom Week - February 11-17 (celebrated the same week as Valentine’s Day, February 14)

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week - February 13-19

NCCDP Alzheimer's & Dementia Staff Education Week - February 14-21

Through with the Chew (Chewing Tobacco) - February 18-24 (Third Full Week in February)

Learning Disabilities Week - February 21-24

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 25 – March 3 (Fourth Week in February)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

February Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Wear Red Day - February 2

Rheumatoid Awareness Day - February 2

National Patient Recognition Day - February 3

World Cancer Day - February 4

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation - February 6

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7

National Toothache Day - February 9

World Day of the Sick - February 11

Autism Sunday - also known as International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome - February 11 (Second Sunday in February)

International Condom Day - February 13

National Condom Awareness Day - February 14

National Donor Day - February 14

World Cholangiocarcinoma Day - February 14

World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day - February 14

World Sound Healing Day - February 14

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day - February 15

Angelman Syndrome Day - February 15

International Angelman Day - February 15

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Day - February 15

National Caregivers Day - February 17

The Great American Spit Out - February 22 (Thursday of Through With the Chew Week)

Anosmia Awareness Day - February 27

Rare Disease Day - February 28 (Last Day of February)


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - March

Month   -   Week  -   Day

March Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Alport Syndrome Awareness Month

American Diabetes Alert Month

American Red Cross Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Colic Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Education & Awareness Month

Deaf History Month (March 13 - April 15)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month

Endometriosis Month

Hemophilia Month

Malignant Hyperthermia Awareness and Training Month

National Athletic Trainers Month

National Caffeine Awareness Month

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Essential Tremor Awareness Month

National Eye Donor Month

National Kidney Month

National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month

National Nutrition Month

National Poison Prevention Awareness Month

National Professional Social Worker's Month

National Social Work Month

Red Cross Month

Rosacea Awareness Month

Save Your Vision Month

Trisomy Awareness Month

Vascular Anomalies Awareness Month

Workplace Eye Healthy and Safety Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

March Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - February 25 - March 3

National Aplastic Anemia & MDS Awareness Week - March 1-6

Endometriosis Awareness Week - March 3-9

National Dental Assistants Recognition Week - March 4-10

National PTA Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week - March 4-10

National Schools Social Work Week - March 4-10 (First Full Week of March)

National Sleep Awareness Week - March 4-10 (Week before daylight savings time)

Save Your Vision Week - March 4-10

Patient Safety Awareness Week - March 11-17

Brain Awareness Week - March 12-18

International Brain Awareness Week - March 12-18

Health Information Professionals Week - March 18-24

National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - March 18-24 (Third Week of March)

National Poison Prevention Week - March 18-24 (Third Full Week of March)

National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week - March 18-24 (Third Week of March)

American Nurses Association Week - March 21-23

National Physicians Week - March 24-30

International Phace Syndrome Awareness Week - March 25-31 (Last Week in March)

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Week - March 25-31

Month   -   Week  -   Day

March Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Endometriosis Awareness Day - March 1

Self Injury Awareness Day - March 1

Dress in Blue Day - March 2 (First Friday in March)

International Ear Care Day - March 3

World Birth Defects Day - March 3

National Multiple Personality Day - March 5

Dentist Day - March 6

World Kidney Day - March 8 (Second Thursday in March)

World Sleep Day - March 9 (Second Friday in March)

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10

National Napping Day - March 12 (Monday after Daylight Savings Starts)

Registered Dietitian Day - March 14 (Second Wednesday in March)

Goddess of Fertility Day - March 18

Well-Elderly or Wellderly Day - March 19 (Third Monday in March)

National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 20

Brain Injury Awareness Day - March 21

Kick Butts Day - March 21 (Third Wednesday in March)

National Day of Action on Syringe Exchange - March 21

World Down Syndrome Day - March 21

As Young As You Feel Day - March 22

National Water Day - March 22

World Water Day - March 22

Endometriosis March Day - March 24 (Fourth Saturday in March)

World Endometriosis Day - March 24

World Tuberculosis Day - March 24

National Cerebral Palsy Day - March 25

Purple Day - (Supporting Epilepsy Around the World) - March 26

American Diabetes Association Alert Day - March 27 (Fourth Tuesday in March)

National Doctors Day - March 30


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - April

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Alcohol Awareness Month

Cancer Control Month

Cesarean Awareness Month

Counseling Awareness Month

Deaf History Month (March 13 - April 15)

Defeat Diabetes Month

Emotional Overeating Awareness Month

Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month

Global Child Nutrition Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

National African American Women's Fitness Month

National Anxiety Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Donate Life Month

National Minority Health Month

National Multiple Birth Awareness Month

National Occupational Therapy Month

National Parkinson's Awareness Month

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)'s Education and Awareness Month

National STD Awareness Month

National Sjogren's Syndrome Awareness Month

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month

Physical Wellness Month

Rosacea Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month of Action

Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month

STI Awareness Month (Sexually Transmitted Infections)

Stress Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

Worldwide Bereaved Spouses Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Medication Safety Week - April 1-7

National Public Health Week - April 2-8

Testicular Cancer Awareness Week - April 2-8

National Crime Victims' Rights Week - April 8-14

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week - April 8-14

National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week - April 8-15

National Occupational Health Nursing Week - April 9-15

National Osteopathic Medicine Week - April 15-21

National Youth Violence Prevention Week - April 19-23

National Infants Immunization Week - April 22-28 (Fourth Week of April)

National Infertility Awareness Week - April 22-28

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 22-28 (Last Full Week of April)

Fibroid Awareness Week - April 23-27 (Fourth Week in April)

National Playground Safety Week - April 23-27

World Immunization Week - April 24-30

Air Quality Awareness Week - April 30 – May 4 (Last Week in April)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

World Autism Awareness Day - April 2

National D.A.R.E. Day - April 4

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month's Day of Action - April 4

Victims of Violence Holy Day - April 4

Vitamin C Day - April 4

National Alcohol Screening Day - April 5

Hospital Admitting Clerks Day - April 6 (First Friday in April)

World Health Day - April 7

Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action - April 7

World Health Day - April 7

Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse - April 9

National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day - April 10

World Parkinson's Disease Day - April 11

Baby Massage Day - April 14 (Second Saturday in April)

Children with Alopecia Day - April 14

Pathologists Assistant Day - April 14

Healthcare Decisions Day - April 16

Stress Awareness Day - April 16

Healthy Kids Day - April 17

World Hemophilia Day - April 17

Adult Autism Day - April 18

Blue & Green Day - April 20 (Third Friday in April except Good Friday)

National Pro-Life T Shirt Day - April 21

National Surprise Drug Test Day - April 21

World Meningitis Day - April 24

DNA Day - April 25

Malaria Awareness Day - April 25

World Malaria Day - April 25

World Day for Safety and Health at Work - April 28

World Healing Day - April 28 (Last Saturday in April)

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day - April 28 (Last Saturday in April)

Mother, Father Deaf Day - April 29 (Last Sunday in April)


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - May

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Arthritis Awareness Month

Asthma Awareness Month

Awareness of Medical Orphans Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Better Sleep Month

Breath Easy Month

Clean Air Month

Correct Posture Month

Digestive Diseases Awareness Month

Electromagnetic Radiation Awareness Month

Employee Health & Fitness Month

Family Wellness Month

Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month

Global Employee Health and Fitness Month

Heal the Children Month

Healthy Vision Month/UV Safety

Hepatitis Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

National Hepatitis Awareness Month

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Mental Health Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Physiotherapy Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

National Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month

National Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month

Neurofibromatosis Month

Strike Out Strokes Month

Trauma Awareness Month

Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Women's Health Care Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

World Dystonia Awareness Week – April 29 - May 7

National Physical Education and Sports Week - May 1-7 (First Week in May)

Canadian Immunization Awareness Week - Second week in May

MCS Awareness Week or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Week- Second Week in May

Drinking Water Week - May 6-12 (First Full Week in May)

International Clitoris Awareness Week - May 6-12 (First Full Week in May)

National Alcohol & Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week - May 6-12 (First Full Week in May)

National Hospital Week - May 6-12 (Second week in May)

National Nurses Week - May 6-12

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) - May 6-12 (First Full Week in May)

Neuropathy Awareness Week – May 6-12

Root Canal Appreciation Week - May 6-12

Medical Transcriptionist Week - Third week in May

Food Allergy Awareness Week - May 13-19

National Nursing Home Week - May 13-19 (Starts on Mother's Day to Following Saturday)

National Women's Health Week - May 13-19

National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week - May 14-20 (Second Monday in May)

Schizophrenia Awareness Week - May 14-20

Emergency Medical Services Week (EMS) - May 20-26 (Third Week in May)

Older Americans Mental Health Week - May 20-26 (Last Full Week in May)

National Medical Transcription Week - May 20-26 (Third Week in May)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Childhood Depression Awareness Day - May 1 (First Tuesday in May)

World Asthma Day - May 1 (First Tuesday in May)

Project Aces Day – May 2 (First Wednesday in May) (Aces = All Children Exercise Simultaneously)

National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - May 3

Childhood Stroke Awareness Day - May 5

International Midwives Day - May 5

Bladder Cancer Awareness Day - May 5 (First Saturday in May)

International No Diet Day - May 6

National Nurses Day, or National RN Recognition Day - May 6

National Infertility Survival Day - May 6 (First Sunday in May)

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day - May 8

World Ovarian Cancer Day - May 8

World Red Cross Day - May 8

National School Nurse Day - May 9 (Wednesday of National Nurses Week which is always on May 6-12)

Occupational Safety & Health Day - May 9 (Wednesday of the First Full Week of May)

World Lupus Day - May 10

Child Care Provider Day - May 11 (Friday before Mothers Day)

National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day - May 11

Root Canal Appreciation Day - May 11

International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndome Awareness Day - May 12

International Nurses Day - May 12

National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day - May 12

National Hospital Day - May 12

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day - (CdLS) May 12 (Second Saturday in May)

National Women's Check-up Day - May 14 (Monday following Mother's Day)

Hyperemisis Gravidarum Awareness Day - May 15

International MPS Awareness Day - May 15

TSC Global Awareness Day (Tuberous Sclerosis Complex) - May 15

National Employee Health and Fitness Day - May 16 (Third Wednesday in May)

World Hypertension Day - May 17

World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day) - May 17

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18

National Bike to Work Day - May 18 (Third Friday in May)

Hepatitis Testing Day - May 19

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - May 19

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day - May 20

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day - May 23

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - May 23

World Crohn's and Colitis Day - May 23

Emergency Medical Services Day - May 24

World Schizophrenia Day - May 24

Don't Fry Day - May 25 (Friday before Memorial Day)

National Heat Safety Awareness Day - May 25 (Fourth Friday in May)

World Digestive Health Day - May 29

National Senior Health & Fitness Day - May 30 (Last Wednesday in May)

World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis) - May 30 (Last Wednesday in May)

National Save Your Hearing Day - May 31

World No-Tobacco Day - May 31


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - June

Month   -   Week  -   Day

June Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Awareness Month

Cancer from the Sun Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Child Vision Awareness Month

Children's Awareness Month

Disaster Preparedness Month

Fireworks Safety Months (June 1 - July 31)

International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Light the Night for Sight Months

Men's Health Education and Awareness Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month

National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month

Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month

Professional Wellness Month

PTSD Awareness Month

Vision Research Month

World Infertility Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

June Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Sun Safety Week – May 28 - June 3

National CPR and AED Awareness Week - June 1-7

National Water Safety Week - June 2-9

National Headache Awareness Week - June 3-9 (First Full Week of June)

Aphasia Awareness Week - Second Week of June

Brain Tumor Awareness Week - Second Week of June

National Men's Health Week - June 10-17 (Second Week of June - ending with Father's Day)

National Nursing Assistants Week - June 10-17

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week - June 24-30 (Last Full Week in June)

National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness - June 27 - July 4

Month   -   Week  -   Day

June Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Heimlich Maneuver Day - June 1

National Cancer Survivors Day - June 3 (First Sunday in June)

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression - June 4

National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - June 8

Alcoholics Anonymous (Founders Day) - June 10

Abused Women's and Children's Awareness Day - June 10 (Second Sunday in June)

World Day Against Child Labor - June 12

World Blood Donor Day - June 14

National Career Nurse Assistants Day - June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15

World Sickle Cell Day - June 19

World Refugee Day - June 20

Global Orgasm Day - June 21

International Yoga Day - June 21

International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking - June 26

United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - June 26

National HIV Testing Day - June 27

PTSD Awareness Day - June 27


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - July

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Bioterrorism / Disaster Education and Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Fireworks Safety Month - June 1 - July 31

Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month

Herbal / Prescription Interaction Awareness Month

International Alopecia Month for Women

International Group B Strep Awareness Month

International Women with Alopecia Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Light the Night for Sight Month

National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Social Wellness Month

UV Safety Month

National Wheelchair Beautification Month

Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness - June 27 - July 4

National Unassisted Homebirth Week - July 1-7

Therapeutic Recreation Week - Second Week of July

Every Body Deserves a Massage Week - July 15-21

National Parenting Gifted Children Week - July 15-21 (Third Full Week in July)

Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week - July 18-25

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Stay Out of the Sun Day - July 3

Don't Step on a Bee Day - July 10

World Sjogren's Day - July 23

Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day - July 28 (Last Saturday in July)

World Hepatitis Day - July 28

Health Care Now! Medicare's Birthday - July 30


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - August

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Cataract Awareness Month

Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

Children's Vision and Learning Month

Foot Health Month

Medic Alert Month

National Breastfeeding Month

National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Minority Donor Awareness Month

National Runaway Prevention Month

National Traffic Awareness Month

Neurosurgery Outreach Month

Pedestrian Safety Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Minority Donor Awareness Week - August 1-7

World Breastfeeding Week - August 1-7

Exercise With Your Child Week - August 5-11

National Health Center Week - August 12-18 (Second Full Week in August)

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over - August 17 - September 3

National Safe at Home Week - August 27-31 (Last Mon-Fri Week in August)

World Water Week - August 27 - 31

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week - August 29 - September 1

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Minority Donor Awareness Day - August 1

National Fresh Breath Day - August 6

National Relaxation Day - August 15

National Medical Dosimetrist Day - August 15 (Third Wednesday in August)

Birth Control Pills Day - August 18

World Humanitarian Day - August 19

Senior Citizen's Day - August 21

National Tooth Fairy Day - August 22

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Day - August 29

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances - August 30


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - September

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

America on the Move - Month of Action

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month

Baby Safety Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Cold and Flu Campaign

Food Allergy Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Healthy Aging Month

Home and Sports Eye Safety Month

International Self-Awareness Month

Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month

Mold Awareness Month

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

National Childhood Injury Prevention Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Disaster Preparedness Month

National DNA, Genomics and Stem Cell Education and Awareness Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Head Lice Prevention Month

National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

National ITP Awareness Month

National Menopause Awareness Month

National Myositis Awareness Month

National Organic Harvest Month

National Osteopathic Medicine Month

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Pain Awareness Month

National Pediculosis Prevention Month (Head Lice!)

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

National Recovery Month

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

National Skin Care Awareness Month

National Yoga Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sports and Home Eye Safety Month

STEPtember

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over - August 17 - September 3

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week – August 29 - September 1

National Childhood Injury Prevention Week - September 1-7

Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 2-8 (First Full Week in September)

National Environmental Services Week - September 6-10

International Air Ambulance Week - September 8-16

National Assisted Living Week - September 9-15

National Nephrology Nurses Week - September 9-15 (Second Full Week in September)

National Suicide Prevention Week - September 9-15

Youth Protection Week - September 9-15

Balance Awareness Week - September 16-22 (Third week of September)

Build a Better Image Week - September 16-22 (Third Full Week of September)

International Clean Hands Week - September 16-22 (Third Full Week of September)

National Adult Day Services Week - September 16-22 (Third week of September)

National Farm & Ranch Safety and Health Week - September 16-22 (Third Full Week of September)

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week - September 16-22 (Third Full Week in September)

National Surgical Technologist Week - September 16-22

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week - September 16-22 (Third Week of September)

Reye's Syndrome Awareness Week - September 16-22 (Third Week of September)

National Postdoc Appreciation Week - September 17-21

National Eczema Week - September 17-25

Active Aging Week - September 23-29 (Last Full Week of September)

International Deaf Awareness Week - September 23-29 (Last Whole Week in September from Sunday - Saturday)

World Hearing Aid Awareness Week - September 23-29 (Last Week in September)

World Reflexology Week - September 23-29 (Last Full Week in September)

International Week of the Deaf - September 24-30 (Last Week that Includes the Last Sunday of the Month)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

World Sexual Health Day - September 4

International Day of Charity - September 5

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children - September 8 (Second Saturday in September)

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day - September 8

World Physical Therapy Day - September 8

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day - September 9

World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10

Emergency Number Day - September 11 (Proclaimed by President Reagan on August 26, in 1987)

National Celiac Awareness Day - September 13

Stand Up To Cancer Day - September 14 (Second Friday in September)

International Coastal Cleanup Day - September 15 (Third Saturday)

National Neonatal Nurses Day - September 15

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - September 16

Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day - September 17 (Third Tuesday in September)

Chiropractic Founders Day - September 18

National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day - September 18

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - September 18

National School Backpack Awareness Day - September 19 (Third Wednesday in September)

National Rehabilitation Day - September 20

National Myositis Awareness Day - September 21

World Alzheimer's Day - September 21

Celebrate Bi-sexuality Day - September 23

Restless Legs Syndrome Awareness Day - September 23

National Familiar Hypercholesterolemia Day - September 24

National Psychotherapy Day - September 25

World Ataxia Awareness Day - September 25

World Pharmacists Day - September 25

National Women's Health & Fitness Day - September 26 (Last Wednesday in September)

World Contraception Day - September 26

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27

Support Purple for Platelets Day - September 28 (Last Friday in September)

Family Health and Fitness Day USA - September 29 (Last Saturday in September)

National Attend Your Grandchild's Birth Day - September 29

World Heart Day - September 29

International Day of the Deaf - September 30 (Last Sunday in September)

National Microcephaly Awareness Day - September 30


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - October

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

American Pharmacists Month

Antidepressant Death Awareness Month

Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month

Campaign for Healthier Babies Month

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Celiac Sprue Awareness Month

Child Health Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Dwarfism Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Eat Better, Eat Together Month

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month

Emotional Wellness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Family Health Month

Global ADHD Awareness Month

Health Literacy Month

Healthy Lung Month

Home Eye Safety Month

Hunger Awareness Month

Long-Term Care Planning Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

Mental Illness Awareness Month

National AIDS Awareness Month

National Audiology Awareness Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

National Chiropractic Health Month

National Critical Illness Awareness Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Depression Education & Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

National Ergonomics Month

National Family Sexuality Education Month - Let's Talk

National Liver Awareness Month

National Medical Librarian Month

National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month

National Orthodontic Health Month

National Physical Therapy Month

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

National Protect Your Hearing Month

National RSV Awareness Month

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

Organize Your Medical Information Month

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Sexuality Education Month

SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Spina Bifida Prevention Month

Spinal Health Month

Stress Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Month

Tackling Hunger Month

Talk About Prescriptions Month

World Blindness Awareness Month

World Menopause Month

Youth Against Tobacco Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

National Heimlich Heroes Week - October 1-5 (First Full M-F Week in October)

Trichotillomania, Skin Picking & Related BFRB Awareness Week - October 1-5

National Healthcare Food Service Workers Week - October 1-7

National Healthcare Resource & Materials Management Week - October 1-7 (First Week of October)

National Healthcare Supply Chain Week - October 1-7

Pediatric Nursing Week - October 1-7

National Physician Assistants Week - October  6-12

Emergency Nurses Week -  October 7-13 (First Full Week of October)

Healthcare Security & Safety Week - October 7-13

Mental Illness Awareness Week - October 7-13 (First Full Week of October)

National Midwifery Week - October 7-13 (Sunday to Saturday During the First Full Week of October)

Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Week - October 7-13 (First Full Week of October)

National Dialysis Technician Recognition Week - October 8-13

Take Your Medicine Americans Week - October 10-17

Bone and Joint Health Action Week - October 12-20

National Case Management Week - October 14-20 (Second Full Week of October)

RightCare Action Week - October 14-20

National Health Education Week - October 15-19 (Third M-F week of October)

Hepatitis Awareness Week - Third week of October

Infection Control Week - Third week of October

International Infection Prevention Week - October 14-20 (Third Week of October)

National Medical Assistants Recognition Week - October 15-19

National Nuclear Science Week - October 15-19

National School Bus Safety Week - October 15-19

Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week - October 17-24

American Massage Therapy Week - October 21-27

National Pharmacy Week  - October 21-27 (Third Full Week in October)

Medical Assistants Recognition Week - October 21-27 (Third Full Week in October)

National Healthcare Quality Week - October 21-27 (Third Full Week of October)

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week - October 21-27 (Last Week in October)

National Hospital & Health System Pharmacy Week - October 21-27

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week - October 21-27 (Last Full Week in October)

National Respiratory Care Week - October 21-27 (Last Full Week of October)

Pastoral Care Week - October 21-27

National Red Ribbon Week - October 23-31

Prescription Errors Education & Awareness Week - October 24-31

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Child Health Day - October 1 (First Monday in October)

International Day of Older Persons - October 1

World Day of Bullying Prevention / Blue Shirt Day - October 1 (First Monday in October)

World Habitat Day - October 1 (First Monday in October)

National Custodial Workers Day - October 2

World No Alcohol Day - October 2

Virus Appreciation Day - October 3

World Cerebral Palsy Day - October 3 (First Wednesday in October)

National Diversity Day - October 5 (First Friday in October)

Ecological Debt Day - October 6

Intergeneration Day - October 7 (First Sunday in October)

National Kick Butt Day - October 8 (Second Monday in October)

Emergency Nurses Day - October 10 (Wednesday of Emergency Nurses Week)

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction - October 10

Stop America's Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Today - October 10 (Second Wednesday in October)

World Homeless Day - October 10

World Mental Health Day - October 10

National Depression Screening Day - October 11 (Second Thursday in October)

World Sight Day - October 11 (Second Thursday in October)

World Arthritis Day - October 12

International Day for Disaster Reduction - October 13

National Metastatic Breast Cancer Day - October 13

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day - October 15

Blind Americans Equality Day - October 15

Global Handwashing Day - October 15

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day - October 15

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day - October 15

National Pharmacy Technician Day - October 16 (Third Tuesday in October)

Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity - October 16 (Third Tuesday in October)

World Anaesthesia Day - October 16

World Spine Day - October 16

World Trauma Day - October 17

World Menopause Day - October 18

Mammography Day - October 19 (Third Friday in October)

World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day - October 19

World Osteoporosis Day - October 20

Celebration of the Mind Day - October 21

Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day - October 21

International Stuttering Awareness Day - October 22

Lung Health Day - October 23

Medical Assistants Recognition Day - October 24 (Wednesday of the Third Full Week in October)

World Polio Day - October 24

MDS World Awareness Day - October 25

National Pharmacy Buyer Day - October 26 (Friday of the Third Full Week in October)

Intersex Awareness Day - October 26

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage - October 27

World Psoriasis Day - October 29


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - November

Month   -   Week  -   Day

November Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Addiction Awareness Month

AIDS Awareness Month, PPSI

American Diabetes Month

America Recycles Month

Child Safety and Prevention Month

COPD Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Gluten Free Diet Awareness Month

Good Nutrition Month

Great American Smokeout Month

Hospice Month

Home Care Month

International COPD Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Movember

MADD's Tie One on For Safety Holiday Campaign

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

National Bladder Health Awareness Month

National Child Mental Health Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month

National Healthy Skin Month

National Home Care Month

National Hospice Palliative Care Month

National Impotency Month

National Long Term Care Awareness Month

National Marrow Awareness Month

National Medical Science Liason (MSL) Awareness

National Sexual Health Month

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

NoSHAVEmber(US Beard Month or Movember)

PPSI AIDS Awareness Month

Prematurity Awareness Month

PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

November Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Medical Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7

National Patient Accessibility Week - November 1-7

Urology Nurses and Associates Week - November 1-7

National Diabetes Education Week - November 4-10

National Radiologic Technology Week - November 4-10

National Patient Transportation Week - November 4-10

Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 5-9

National Donor Sabbath - November 9-11

National Home Care Aide Week - November 11-17

National Nurse Practitioner's Week - November 11-17

Perioperative Nurse Week - November 11-17

World Antibiotic Awareness Week - November 12-18

Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week - Third week of November

GERD Awareness Week - November 18-24 (Week of Thanksgiving)

Tie One On For Safety Campaign - Runs November 22 through January 1 (Thanksgiving to New Years Day)

Family Caregiver Week - Last week of November

Month   -   Week  -   Day

November Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

World Vegan Day - November 1

National Healthy Eating Day - November 2

National Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day - November 2 (First Friday in November)

National Remembrance Day for the Victims Killed By Illegal Aliens - November 4 (First Sunday in November)

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6

National Healthy Eating Day - November 6

X-Ray Day - November 8

National Walk to Work Day - November 8

World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10

World Pneumonia Day - November 12

World Diabetes Day - November 14

America Recycles Day - November 15

Great American Smokeout - November 15 (Third Thursday in November)

National Philanthropy Day - November 15

Use Less Stuff Day - November 15 (Thursday of the week before Thanksgiving)

World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day - November 16

Family Volunteer Day - November 17 (Saturday of Weekend Before Thanksgiving)

World Prematurity Awareness Day - November 17

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 18 (Third Sunday in November)

International Survivors of Suicide Day - November 19

Transgender Day of Remembrance - November 20

National Family Health History Day - November 22 (always on Thanksgiving Day)

International Survivors of Suicide Day - November 23

National Flossing Day - November 23 (Day After Thanksgiving)

International Aura Awareness Day - November 24 (Fourth Saturday in November)

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25

National Meth Awareness Day - November 30


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Wellness & Awareness Calendar - December

Month   -   Week  -   Day

December Monthly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Colorectal Cancer Education and Awareness Month

International AIDS Awareness Month

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

National Stress-Free Family Holiday Month

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS)

Tie One on for Safety Campaign

Universal Human Rights Month

World AIDS Month

Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

December Weekly Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

Tie One On For Safety Campaign - Runs November 22 through January 1 (Thanksgiving to New Years Day)

National Hand Washing Awareness Week - December 2-8 (First Full Week of December)

National Influenza Vaccination Week - December 2-8 (First Full Week of December)

National Older Driver Safety Awareness Week - December 3-7

Month   -   Week  -   Day

December Daily Social Wellness & Awareness Holidays

World AIDS Day - December 1

International Day of Persons with Disabilities - December 3

International Volunteers Day - December 5 (United Nations Volunteers)

Human Rights Day - December 10 (United Nations Human Rights)

National 12 Hour Fresh Breath Day - December 12

National Homeless Person's Remembrance Day - December 21


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September  |  October  |  November  | December