Danya Institute Inc.

Monthly Health Check

Awareness ribbon logo (2)April

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
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
Mar 25 – Orange Day  #orangetheworld (end violence against women)

FEBRUARY
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
Mental Wellness Month
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Jan 25 Orange Day #orangetheworld (end violence against women)

DECEMBER
Dec 1 – World AIDS Day#WAD
Dec 10 – Human Rights Day#StandUp4HumanRights
Dec 25 Orange Day #orangetheworld (end violence against women)

NOVEMBER
Native American Heritage Month
National Family Caregivers Month
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Nov 17 – Great American Smokeout#QuitLikeAChampion #Smokeout
Nov 19 International Survivors of Suicide Day#SurvivorDay
Nov 20 Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov 24 National Family Health History Day
Nov 25 Orange Day #orangetheworld (end violence against women)

OCTOBER
National Bullying Prevention Month
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Oct 2-8 Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct 6 National Depression Screening Day
Oct 10 World Mental Health Day
Oct 9-15 International OCD Awareness Week
Oct 10 Destination Dignity March
Oct 15 National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Oct 19 Unity Day
Oct 22 12th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Oct 23 Nat’l Day to End Violence Against Women with HIV
Oct 23-31 Red Ribbon Week
Oct 25 Orange Day #orangetheworld (end violence against women)

SEPTEMBER
Recovery Month
Pain Awareness Month
Self-Awareness Month
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Sep 15-Oct 15 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month
Sep 5-11 National Suicide Prevention Week
Sep 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 17 RAINN Day
Sep 18 National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
Sep 18-24 National Wellness Week
Sept 26 Family Day
Sep 29 World Heart Day

AUGUST
Aug 25 National Health Center Week
Aug 31 International Drug Overdose Awareness Day

JULY
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
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Jul 25 National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD)
Jul 28 World Hepatitis Day

JUNE
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month
Men’s Health Month
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month
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Jun 5 – National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day
Jun 8 – National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Jun 11 – National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day)
Jun 13–19 – Men’s Health Week
Jun 26 – International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Jun 27 – National HIV Testing Day