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Awareness Month Information 

"Be brave enough to start a conversation that matters"

-Dau Voire


Birth Defects Prevention Month
Blood Donor Month
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Glaucoma Awareness Month
Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (Jan. 22-28)

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Awareness (Jan. 30)


Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Developmental Disabilities Awareness
Endometriosis Awareness Month
Hemophilia Awareness Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Kidney Month
Multiple Sclerosis Education&Awareness
Myeloma Awareness Month 
Nutrition Month
Social Work Month
Save Your Vision Month
Trisomy Awareness Month

Self Injury Awareness Day (March 1)

*World Kidney Day (March 8)

Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist Day (March 8) 

Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (March 10)

Sleep Awareness Week (March 11-17)

*World Kidney Day

Brain Awareness Week (March 12- 18)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (March 14- 20)

Youth Violence Prevention Week (March 19- 23)

Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness (March 20)

*Down Syndrome Awareness Day (March 21)

American Diabetes Alert Day (March 24)

Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness (March 26)

*World Tuberculosis Day (March 27)


Arthritis Awareness Month

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Awareness

Food Allergy Awareness Month

Healthy Vision Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Melanoma Awareness Month

Mental Health Month

Mobility Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Education Month

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Preeclampsia Awareness Month

Stroke Awareness Month

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week (May 2-8)

Nurses Week (May 6-12)

Hospitals Week (May 7-13)

National Stuttering Awareness Week (May 7-13)

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day (May 12)

Neuropathy Awareness Week (May 12-16)

Food Allergy Awareness Week (May 13-19)

Women’s Health Week (May 13-19)

Alcohol/ Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week (May 13-19)

Asian/Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day(May 19)

*Autoimmune Arthritis Day (May 20)


Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

*Strep Throat Awareness Month

Therapeutic Recreation Week (July 11-17)

Bladder Cancer Awareness Day (July 17)

*Hepatitis Day (July 28)


Addiction Recovery Month

Alopecia Awareness Month

*Alzheimer’s Month

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Chronic Pain Awareness Month

Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma Month

Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sepsis Awareness Month

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 9-15)

*Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10)

*Sepsis Day (Sept. 13)

Celiac Disease Awareness Day (Sept. 13)

Usher Syndrome Awareness Day (third Saturday)

Falls Prevention Day (Sept. 22)

Malnutrition Awareness Week (Sept. 26-30)

Women’s Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 28)

Family Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 29)

*World Heart Day (Sept. 29)

Sport Purple for Platelets Day (Sept. 30)


Bladder Health Month

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Month

COPD Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Family Caregivers Month

Hospice & Palliative Care Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Prematurity Awareness Month

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Color the World Orange for CRPS (Nov. 5)

*Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov. 12-18)

Home Healthcare Aide Week (Nov. 12-18)

Emphysema Awareness Week (Nov.14-20)

*World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14)

*Prematurity Day (Nov. 17)

*Survivors of Suicide Day (Nov. 17)

GERD Awareness Week (Nov. 19-25)


American Heart Month
Children's Dental Health Month
Low Vision Awareness Month
Macular Degeneration Awareness Month
*Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
*Self-Esteem Month
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

African Heritage and Health Week (first week)

Give Kids a Smile (Feb. 2)

Wear Red for Women's Heart Health Day (Feb. 2)

*World Cancer Day (Feb. 4)

Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 7-13)

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (Feb. 7-14)

National Donor Day (Feb. 14)

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week (Feb. 14-21)

Eating Disorders Awareness & Screening Week (Feb. 18- 24)

Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day (Feb. 22)


Alcoholism Awareness Month
Autism Awareness Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Donate Life Month
Drug Dependence Awareness Month
Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness 
Minority Health Month
Occupational Therapy Month
Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Parkinson's Awareness Month
Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
STD Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness
Stress Awareness Month
Youth Sports Safety Month

*World Autism Day (April 2)

Public Health Week (April 2-8)

Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action (April 3)

Alcohol Screening Day (April 5)

Sexual Violence on College Campuses (April 5)

*World Health Day (April 7)

Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 9-15)

Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (April 10)

Infant Immunization Week (April 21-28)

Infertility Awareness Week (April 22-28)

Every Kid Healthy Week (April 23-27)

*Immunization Week (April 23-29)

*Meningitis Day (April 24)

*Malaria Day (April 25)


Aphasia Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Hernia Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month

Scleroderma Awareness Month

Scoliosis Awareness Month

Migraine Awareness Week (June 1-7)

Cancer Survivors Day (June 3)

Men’s Health Week (June 11-17)

*Blood Donor Day (June 14)

Nursing Assistant Week (June 15-22)

*World Sickle Cell Day (June 19)

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 24-30)

PTSD Awareness Day (June 27)


Breastfeeding Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Immunization Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness

*Breastfeeding Week (Aug. 1-7)

Fungal Disease Awareness Week (Aug. 14-18)

Health Unit Coordinators Day (Aug. 23)


ADHD Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bullying Prevention Month

Dental Hygiene Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Disability Employment Month

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Health Literacy Month

Healthy Lung Month

Liver Cancer Awareness Month

Pharmacists Month

Physical Therapy Month

Pregnancy/Infant Loss Awareness Month

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

Spina Bifida Awareness Month

Sudden Infant Death Awareness Month

Sarcoidosis Awareness Week (Oct.1- 7)

Primary Care Week (Oct. 2-6)

*Cerebral Palsy Day (Oct. 3)

Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct. 7-13)

Case Management Week (Oct. 8-15)

*Mental Health Day (Oct.10)

Depression Screening Day (Oct.11)

Bone and Joint Health Awareness Week (Oct.12-20)

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (Oct.13)

*Infection Prevention Week (Oct.14-20)

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day (Oct.15)

Latino AIDS Awareness Day (Oct.15)

*Pediatric Bone and Joint Day (Oct.19)

*Osteoporosis Day (Oct. 20)

Respiratory Care Week (Oct. 21-27)

Healthcare Quality Week (Oct. 21-27)

*Stuttering Awareness Day (Oct. 22)

Red Ribbon Week for Drug-Free America (Oct. 23- 31)

Pastoral Care Week (Oct. 24- 30)

*Psoriasis Day (Oct. 29)


Safe Toys Month

*AIDS Awareness Day (Dec. 1)

*International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec. 3)

* International Awareness

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"

-Helen Keller

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