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SEPTEMBER 2021

Pain Awareness Month
Recovery Month #RecoveryMonth #JoinVoicesforRecovery
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month#SPM21 #BeThe1To [NAMI]
Sep 15-Oct 15 ― Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month
Sep 5-11, 2021*National Suicide Prevention Week 
Sep 10 ― World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2021 #WorldSuicidePreventionDay
Sep 12-18, 2021*National Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week #OpioidEpidemic #opioidoverdose #OpioidAddiction
Sep 18 ― National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day #NHAAD #HIVandAging #AIDSandAging
Sep 20 ― National Addiction Professionals Day #
Sep 27 ― National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NGMHAAD #TalkPrEP
Sep 29 – World Heart Day

*Indicates the date changes each year


OCTOBER 2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month [No More Project] #ListeningFromHome
Domestic Violence Awareness Month [NRSVD] #1thing #unacosa
National Bullying Prevention Month #Bullying
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month (moved from April 2020)
National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
Oct 3-9, 2021*Mental Illness Awareness Week #MIAW
Oct 10 ― World Mental Health Day #WMHDAY #worldmentalhealthday
Oct 10 ― National Depression Screening Day #
Oct 15 ― National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day #NLAAD2020
Oct 18-24, 2021* Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week #TreatAddictionSaveLives #TreatmentWeek
Oct 18-22, 2021*National Health Education Week #NHEW
Oct 20, 2021*Unity Day (bullying) #UnityDay2021
Oct 23-31, 2021 ― Red Ribbon Week #RedRibbonWeek
Oct 23, 2021*20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Upcoming events
NOVEMBER 2021
Native American Heritage Month
National Family Caregivers Month #together4mentalhealth
National Runaway Prevention Month #NRPM2021
Nov 13-19, 2021* Transgender Awareness Week #TransWeek
Nov 18, 2021* Great American Smokeout #SmokeOut #QuitLikeAChampion #GASO
Nov 18, 2021* Children’s Grief Awareness Day #CGADHope
Nov 18, 2021* National Rural Health Day #PowerofRural
Nov 20 ― Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov 20, 2021* International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day #SurvivorDay
Nov 25, 2021* National Family Health History Day

DECEMBER 2021
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Write a Friend Month
Dec 1 ― World AIDS Day
Dec 6-10, 2021* Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
Dec 5 ― International Volunteer Day
Dec 9 ― International Anti-Corruption Day
Dec 10 ― Human Rights Day
Dec 17, 2021* (3rd Fri) ― Ugly Sweater Day

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