Danya Institute Inc.

Monthly Health Check

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NOVEMBER 2017

Native American Heritage Month
National Family Caregivers Month
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Nov 13-17 – Transgender Awareness Week #TransWeek
Nov 16 – Great American Smokeout #GASO #QuitLikeAChampion #Smokeout
Nov 18 – International Survivors of Suicide Day #SurvivorDay
Nov 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance #TDOR
Nov 23 – National Family Health History Day

September 2017

National Bullying Prevention Month
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Oct 1-7 Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct 5 National Depression Screening Day
Oct 8-14 International OCD Awareness Week
Oct 10 World Mental Health Day
Oct 15 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Oct 23 Nat’l Day to End Violence Against Women with HIV
Oct 23-31 Red Ribbon Week #YouOnlyLiveOnce #RedRibbonWeek2017
Oct 25 Unity Day #UnityDay2017 (against bullying)
Oct 28 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day


 September 2017
Recovery Month #RecoveryMonth #CommunitiesTalk
Sep 15-Oct 15 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month #
Pain Awareness Month #GiveASquat4Pain
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month #SuicidePrevention #StigmaFree
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Sep 10-16 – National Wellness Week
Sep 10-16 – National Suicide Prevention Week
Sep 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 17-23 – Prescription and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week #opioid
Sep 17 – RAINN Day
Sep 18 – National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
Sept 26 – Family Day
Sep 29 – World Heart Day

August 2017
National Immunization Awareness Month #NIAM17
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Aug 13-19 – National Health Center Week #NHCW17
Aug 26 – National Dog Day (PSDs) #nationaldogday #dogday #happynationaldogday
Aug 27 – National Faith HIV & AIDS Awareness Day #NFHAAD
Aug 31 – International Drug Overdose Awareness Day #EndOverdose

July 2017
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month #MinorityMentalHealth #IntoMentalHealth
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Jul 25 – National African American Hepatitis C Action Day #NAAHCAD #AAHepCActionDay
Jul 28 – World Hepatitis Day #ShowYourFace #NOHep #WorldHepatitisDay

June 2017
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month
Men’s Health Month #MensHealthMonth #ShowUsYourBlue
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month #PTSD
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Jun 5 – National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day #HIVResilient #HLTSAD2017 #LongTermSurvivors
Jun 8 – National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NCAHAAD
Jun 10 – National Get Outdoors Day  GO Day (for mental health)
Jun 12–18 – Men’s Health Week #ShowUsYourBlue #MensHealthWeek
Jun 26 – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Jun 27 – National HIV Testing Day #NHTD #HIVTestingDay

MAY 2017
Mental Health Month #mhm2017 #riskybusines
Hepatitis Awareness Month #HepAware
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May 1-7 – Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week #CMHAW17
May 4 – National Children’s Mental Awareness Day #HeroesofHope
May 8-14 – Mental Health Awareness Week (UK) #MHAW17
May 14-20 – SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week #NPW2017 #PreventionPower
May 14-20 – National Women’s Health Week #NWHW
May 14-20 – National Alcohol & Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week
May 14-20 – Older Adult Mental Health Week #
May 15 – Youth Pride Day #YPDC
May 18 – HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD
May 19 – National Hepatitis Testing Day #HepTestingDay
May 19 – National AI&PI HIV/Awareness Day #APIMay19
May 28 – No Menthol Sunday #NMS2017
May 31 – World No Tobacco Day #WNTD

APRIL 2017
Alcohol Awareness Month
Minority Health Month #NMHM17
Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM
STD Awareness Month #STDMonth17
Stress Awareness Month #NoStress #SelfCare
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Mar 31-Apr 2 – Alcohol Free Weekend
Apr 5 – Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action #SAAM
Apr 6 – National Alcohol Screening Day #NASD
Apr 7 – World Health Day
Apr 10 – National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day
Apr 18 – National Transgender HIV Testing Day #NTHTD
Apr 24-30 – Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week #TreatmentGap
Apr 29 – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

MARCH 2017
National Problem Gambling Awareness Month #HavetheConvo
National Women’s History Month #loveisrespect
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Mar 8 – No Smoking Day (UK)
Mar 8 – International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange
Mar 10 – National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD #BestDefens
Mar 15 – Kick Butts Day #iKickButts
Mar 20 – National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NNHAAD
Mar 27-31 – LGBT Health Awareness Week

FEBRUARY 2017
African American History Month #BlackHistoryMonth
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month #loveisrespect
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Feb 1-7 – African Heritage & Health Week
Feb 3 – National Wear Red Day  #GoRedWearRed
Feb 6 – SAMHSA’s 13th Annual Prevention Day
Feb 7 – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Feb 14-21 – National Condom Week
Feb 19-25 – Through with Chew Week
Feb 23 – Great American Spit Out

JANUARY 2018
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DECEMBER 2017
Dec 1 – World AIDS Day #WAD
Dec 10 – Human Rights Day #StandUp4HumanRights