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Wellness Issues of the Month

April

National Alcohol Awareness Month

  • SAMSHA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
  • www.ncadd.org

National Counseling Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

National Humor Month

  • Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor
  • www.aath.org

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 5 – 7

  • Alcohol-Free Weekend
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
  • www.ncadd.org

April 11

March

National Nutrition Month

March 3 – 9

Match 3 – 9

  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
  • The National Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
  • www.ncpgambling.org/

February

National Condom Month

February 1

February 14 (Valentine’s Day)

February 24 – March 2

December

International AIDS Aweraness Month

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention (3D) Month

December 1 (annually)

November

Great American Smokeout Month

November 15 (third Thursday)

November 17

October

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Resource Center for Domestic Violence
dvam.vawnet.org

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month
Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
www.mentalhealthscreening.org

October 7 – 13
National Mental Illness Awareness Week

American Psychiatric Association
www.healthyminds.org
NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org/miaw

October 10 (always October 10)
World Mental Health Day
World Federation for Mental Health
www.wfmh.org

October 23 – 31 (same dates annually)
National Red Ribbon Celebration/
National Plant the Promise Week

(Campaign to keep kids off drugs)
National Family Partnership at
www.nfp.org

September

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • Administration (SAMHSA)
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
  • www.recoverymonth.gov

National Yoga Month

September 3 – 7 (first full week in September)

September 26 (last Wednesday)