Awareness Months Calendar

Be a part of making a difference and help to raise Awareness during the following months. Don't see your cause listed? Simply email us for consideration on inclusion to this calendar.

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This article was last updated April 25, 2016

January Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
January 26th-February 1st: National Drug Facts Week

-Cervical Health Awareness Month
-National Birth Defects Prevention Month
-National Glaucoma Awareness Month
-National Radon Action Month
-Thyroid Awareness Month
-National Folic Acid Awareness Week

February Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
February 1st-7th: African Heritage and Health Week

February 1st: Give Kids A Smile Day
February 7th: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
February 7th: National Wear Red Day
February 7th-14th: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
February 13th-19th: Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week
February 14th: National Donor Day
February 28th: World Spay Day

-AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
-American Heart Month
-International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
-National Children's Dental Health Month
-National Wise Health Consumer Month
-Spay Neuter Awareness Month
-Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

March Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
March 2nd-8th: Severe Weather Awareness Week
March 2nd-9th: National Sleep Awareness Week
March 2nd-9th: National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
March 2nd-9th: Patient Safety Awareness Week
March 3rd-7th: National School Breakfast Week
March 5th: Tornado Drill Day
March 9th: Parents of Preemies Day
March 10th: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 10th-16th: Brain Awareness Week
March 13th: World Kidney Day
March 13th-19th: National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week
March 16th-22nd: National Poison Prevention Week
March 16th-22nd: Flood Safety Awareness Week
March 20th: National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 23rd-29th: National Tsunami Preparedness Week
March 24th: World Tuberculosis Day
March 25th: American Diabetes Alert Day

-National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month
-National Autoimmune Hepatitis Awareness Month
-National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
-National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
-National Endometriosis Awareness Month
-National Kidney Month
-National Nutrition Month
-Save Your Vision Month
-Trisomy Awareness Month
-Workplace Eye Wellness Month

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April 7th: Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action
April 7th: World Health Day
April 9th: National Alcohol Screening Day
April 10th: National Youth HIV & Aids Awareness Day
April 10th - 16th: National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week
April 11th: National Pet Day
April 6th - 12th: National Public Health Week
April 18th - 25th: National Infant Immunization Week
April 19th - 25th: National Infertility Awareness Week
April 24th: World Meningitis Day
April 24th: National Pet Parents Day
April 24th - 30th: World Immunization Week

-Alcohol Awareness Month
-Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
-National Autism Awareness Month
-National Child Abuse Prevention Month
-National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
-National Donate Life Month
-National Facial Protection Month
-National Minority Health Month
-National Rosacea Awareness Month
-National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
-National Stress Awareness Month
-Occupational Therapy Awareness Month
-Organ Donation Awareness Month
-Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Awareness Month
-Sexual Abuse Awareness
-Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
-Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
-STD Awareness Month
-Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

May Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
May 1st - 7th: National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
May 1st - 7th: National Physical Education and Sport Week
May 1st - 7th: North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
May 2nd - May 6th: Air Quality Awareness Week
May 2nd: Melanoma Monday
May 2nd - 8th: National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week
May 3rd: World Asthma Day
May 4th: National Bike to School Day
May 5th: Hand Hygiene Day
May 5th: National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day
May 8th - 14th: Be Kind to Animals Week
May 8th - 14th: National Women's Health Week
May 8th - 14th: Food Allergy Awareness Week
May 9th: National Women's Check-up Day
May 9th - 13th: National Stuttering Awareness Week
May 10th - 16th: National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week
May 12th - 16th: National Neuropathy Awareness Week
May 14th: Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day
May 15th - 21st: National Prevention Week by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA)
May 18th: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
May 19th: National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
May 20th: Behcet's Awareness Day
May 20th: World Autoimmune Arthritis Day
May 21st: RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) Day
May 22nd - 28th: National Hurricane Preparedness Awareness Week
May 23rd - 29th: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week / Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week
May 25th: National Senior Health and Fitness Day
May 27th: Heat Safety Awareness Day
May 31st: World No Tobacco Day

-Addison's Disease Awareness Month
-Arthritis Awareness Month
-Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
-Better Hearing and Speech Month
-Celiac Disease Awareness Month
-Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
-Employee Health and Fitness Month
-Family Support Month
-Food Allergy Action Month
-Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
-Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
-Helping American Youth Month
-Healthy Vision Month
-Hepatitis Awareness Month
-High Blood Pressure Education Month
-Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
-International Behcet's Awareness Month
-Lupus Awareness Month
-Maternal Depression Awareness Month
-Mediterranean Diet Month
-Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
-Mental Health Month
-Mobility Awareness Month
-Older Americans Month
-Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
-Preeclampsia Awareness Month
-Physical Fitness and Sports Month
-Self Discovery Month
-Skin Cancer Awareness Month
-Social Media Month
-Stroke Awareness Month
-Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
-Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
-Ultraviolet Awareness Month
-UV Safety Month
-Vasculitis Awareness Month

June Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
June 7th: National Cancer Survivors Day
June 15th - 21st: Men's Health Week
June 19th: World Sickle Cell Day
June 27th: National HIV Testing Day
                  PTSD Awareness Day

-Cataract Awareness Month
-Fireworks Safety Month
-Home Safety Month
-Men's Health Month
-Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
-National Aphasia Awareness Month
-National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month
-National Safety Month
-National Scleroderma Awareness Month

July Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
July 26th: National Aunt's and Uncle's Day
July 28th: World Hepatitis Day

-Cord Blood Awareness Month
-International Group B Strep Awareness Month
-Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
-National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month

August Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
August 1st - 7th: World Breastfeeding Week
August 10th - 16th: National Health Center Week

-Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
-National Breastfeeding Month
-National Immunization Awareness Month
-Psoriasis Awareness Month

September Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
September 7th - 13th: National Suicide Prevention Week
September 9th: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day
September 10th: World Suicide Prevention Day
September 13th: National Celiac Disease Awareness Day
September 15th: Get Ready Day
September 16th: National School Backpack Awareness Day
September 17th: RAINN Day (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)
September 18th: National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
September 20th - 26th: National Farm Safety and Health Week
                                      National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration
September 21st: World Alzheimer's Day
September 24th: Remember Me Thursday (Shine a light on Pet Adoption Awareness)
September 26th: Family Health and Fitness Day USA
September 27th: National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
September 28th: World Rabies Day
September 29th: World Heart Day
September 30th: National Women's Health and Fitness Day

-Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
-Fruit and Veggies - More Matters Month
-Healthy Aging Month
-Infant Mortality Awareness Month
-Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month
-National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
-National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
-National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
-National Cholesterol Education Month
-National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
-National Sickle Cell Month
-National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
-National Yoga Awareness Month
-Newborn Screening Awareness Month
-Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
-Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
-Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
-Whole Grains Month
-World Alzheimer's Month

October Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
October 4th-10th: Mental Illness Awareness Week
October 5th: Child Health Day
October 5th-9th: Drive Safely Work Week
October 7th: Walk to School Day
October 8th: National Depression Screening Day
October 10th: World Mental Health Day
October 11th-17th: Mental Illness Awareness Week
October 12th-19th: OCD Awareness Week (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
October 12th-20th: Bone and Joint Decade Action Week
October 12th: World Arthritis Day
October 15th: National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
October 16th: World Food Day
October 16th: World Spine Day
October 17th: World Trauma Day
October 19th: World Pediatric Bone & Joint Day
October 20th: World Osteoporosis Day
October 22nd: International Stuttering Awareness Day
October 23rd-31st: Red Ribbon Week
October 25th-31st: National Respiratory Care Week

-Eye Injury Prevention Month
-Healthy Lung Awareness Month
-Home Eye Safety Month
-National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
-National Disability Employment Awareness Month
-National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
-National Medical Librarians Month
-National Physical Therapy Month
-Stop America's Violence Everywhere Today
-Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month

November Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
November 1st-8th: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
November 8th-14th: Mental Health Wellness Week
November 16th-22nd: Get Smart About Antibiotics Week
November 17th: Prematurity Awareness Day
November 19th: Great American Smokeout
November 21st: National Survivors of Suicide Day
November 22nd-28th: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week

-Adoption Awareness Month
-American Diabetes Month
-COPD Awareness Month
-Diabetic Eye Disease Month
-Foot Health Issues Related to Diabetes Awareness Month
-Lung Cancer Awareness Month
-National Family Caregivers Month
-National Healthy Skin Month
-National Hospice Palliative Care Month
-National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
-Prematurity Awareness Month

December Awareness Causes -Awareness Months Calendar -Crystal Allure Beaded Jewelry Creations
December 1st -World AIDS Day
December 2nd -National Mutt Day
                          Giving Tuesday
December 3rd -International Day of People with Disabilities
December 5th -International Volunteer Day
December 6th-12th -National Handwashing Awareness Week
December 10th -International Animal Rights Day
                           International Human Rights Day

-National Impaired Prevention Month
-Safe Toys and Gifts Month
-Seasonal Depression Awareness Month / Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Month

*Source: 2011 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Dep't of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

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