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APRIL 2018

Alcohol Awareness Month #AlcholAwarenessMonth
Distracted Driving Awareness Month #JustDrive
Minority Health Month #NMHM18
Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM
STD Awareness Month #TreatMeRight #STDMonth18
Stress Awareness Month #NoStress #SelfCare

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Mar 30-Apr 1 – Alcohol-Free Weekend
Apr 2-8 – National Public Health Week #NPHW
Apr 3 – Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action #SAAM
Apr 5 – National Alcohol Screening Day #NASD
Apr 7 – World Health Day #HealthforAll
Apr 10 – National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day #NYHAAD
Apr 18 – National Transgender HIV Testing Day #NTHTD
Apr 23-29 – Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week #TreatmentGap
Apr 28 – National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

MARCH 2018
National Problem Gambling Awareness Month #HavetheConvo
National Women’s History Month#loveisrespect
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Mar 8 – No Smoking Day (UK) #NoSmokingDay
Mar 8 – International Women’s Day #PressforProgress
Mar 10 – National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD #BestDefense
Mar 21 – Kick Butts Day #iKickButts #KickButtsDay
Mar 20 – National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NNHAAD
Mar 24 – World Tuberculosis Day #EndTB #MakeHistory #WorldTBDay2018
Mar 26-30 – LGBT Health Awareness Week #LGBTHealth
Mar 30-Apr 1 – Alcohol Free Weekend #youcanquit

FEBRUARY 2018
African American History Month #BlackHistoryMonth
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month #loveisrespect
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Feb 3 – National Wear Red Day  #GoRedWearRed
Feb 5 – SAMHSA’s 14th Annual Prevention Day #PreventionDay
Feb 7 – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NBHAAD
Feb 11-17 – Children of Addiction Awareness Week #EmpoweringChildrenToHeal #COAWeek2018
Feb 14 – National Condom Day
Feb 18-24 – Through with Chew Week
Feb 22 – Great American Spit Out

JANUARY 2018
Jan 22-28 – National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week #NDAFW

DECEMBER 2018
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
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Dec 1 – World AIDS Day #WAD
Dec 10 – Human Rights Day #StandUp4HumanRights

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

October 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 2018
Mental Health Month #mhm2018 #4Mind4Body
Hepatitis Awareness Month #HepAware
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May 7-13 – Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week #CMHAW18
May 10, 2018 – National Children’s Mental Awareness Day #CMHAD18
May 14-20, 2018 – Mental Health Awareness Week (UK) #MHAW18
May 13-18, 2018 – SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week #NPW2018
May 13-19, 2018 – National Women’s Health Week #NWHW
May 14-20 – National Alcohol & Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week
May 15 – Youth Pride Day #YPDC
May 18 – HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD
May 18 – National Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day #
May 19 – National Hepatitis Testing Day #HepTestingDay
May 19 – National AI&PI HIV/Awareness Day #APIMay19
May 27 – No Menthol Sunday #NMS2018
May 31 – World No Tobacco Day #WNTD