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Monthly Health Check

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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/AIDS 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 2017
Mental Wellness Month
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DECEMBER 2016
Dec 1 – World AIDS Day#WAD
Dec 10 – Human Rights Day#StandUp4HumanRights

NOVEMBER 2016
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

OCTOBER 2016
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

SEPTEMBER 2016
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 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