Danya Institute Inc.

Monthly Health Check Archive

JUNE 2020
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 #HLTSAD #NotOurFirstPandemic #LongTermSurvivors
Jun 8 – National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NCAHAAD
Jun 15–21 – Men’s Health Week #MensHealthWeek
Jun 19 – Wear Blue Friday #ShowUsYourBlue
Jun 27 – National HIV Testing Day #NHTD #HIVTestingDay
Jun 27 – National PTSD Awareness Day #PTSD

MAY 2020
Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Mental Health Month #4Mind4Body #mhm2020 #Tools2Thrive #MentalHealthMonth
Hepatitis Awareness Month #HepAware
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May 3-9 – Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week #CMHAW20 #ChildrensMentalHealthMatters
May 5 – Silence the Shame Self Care Saturday #silencetheshame
May 7 – National Children’s Mental Awareness Day #Hope4MH #CMHAD2020
May 7 – National Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day #OAMHAD
May 10-16 – SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week #NPW2020 #PreventionHappensHere
May 10-16 – National Women’s Health Week #NWHW
May 18-24 – Mental Health Awareness Week (UK) #MHAW2020 #Sleep
May 17 – No Menthol Sunday #NMS2020 #Awaken!
May 18 – HIV Vaccine Awareness Day #HVAD
May 19 – National Hepatitis Testing Day #HepTestingDay
May 19 – National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/Awareness Day #APIMay20
May 31 – World No Tobacco Day #WNTD #NoTobacco
Additional resources and information about MAY behavioral health awareness

APRIL 2020
Alcohol Awareness Month #AlcoholAwarenessMonth #AlcoholFree
Distracted Driving Awareness Month (postponed to October 2020)
National Minority Health Month #NMHM20
Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAM #IAsk
Stress Awareness Month #StressAwarenessMonth
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Apr 3-5 – Alcohol-Free Weekend
Apr 6-12 – Teen Health Week #TeenHealthWeek2020
Apr 7-12 – National Public Health Week #NPHW
Apr 7 – World Health Day #HealthForAll
Apr 7 – National Alcohol Screening Day #NASD
Apr 7 – Sexual Assault Awareness Day of Action #SAAM
Apr 10 – National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day #NYHAAD
Apr 12-18 – STD Awareness Week #STDWeek
Apr 14 – RAINN Day #LetsGetLoud
Apr 16 – National Healthcare Decisions Day #NHDD
Apr 18 – National Transgender HIV Testing Day #NTHTD

MARCH 2020
National Problem Gambling Awareness Month #AwarenessPlusAction
National Women’s History Month
Social Work Month 2020 “Social Workers: Generations Strong”
Mar 1 ― Self-Injury Awareness Day #SIAD
Mar 6 ― Black Balloon Day (overdose deaths)
Mar 8 ― International Women’s Day #IWD2020 #EachforEqual
Mar 10 ― National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NWGHAAD
Mar 18, 2020* ― Kick Butts Day #KickButtsDay
Mar 20 ― National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NNHAAD
Mar 24 ― World Tuberculosis Day #ItsTime #WorldTBDay
Mar 23-29, 2020* ― LGBT Health Awareness Week
Mar 30-Apr 5, 2020* ― National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week #NDAFW #ShatterTheMyths

FEBRUARY 2020
African American History Month #BlackHistoryMonth
National Condom Month #CondomMonth
National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month #1Thing #TDVAM
Feb 3, 2020* – SAMHSA’s 16th Annual Prevention Day #PreventionDay
Feb 1-7 – African Heritage & Health Week #AfricanHeritageWeek
Feb 7  – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NBHAAD
Feb 7, 2020* – National Wear Red Day #GoRedWearRed #GoRedForWomen #wearredday
Feb 9-15, 2020* – Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week
Feb 16-22, 2020* – Through with Chew Week
Feb 17, 2020*  – Random Acts of Kindness Day #RAKDay
Feb 20, 2020* – Great American Spit Out

DECEMBER 2019
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
Safe Toys and Celebrations Month
Write a Friend Month
Dec 1 – World AIDS Day
Dec 2-8 – National Handwashing Awareness Week
Dec 2-6 – Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
Dec 5 – International Volunteer Day
Dec 9 – International Anti-Corruption Day
Dec 10 – Human Rights Day
Dec 20 – Ugly Sweater Day

NOVEMBER 2019
Native American Heritage Month
National Family Caregivers Month #BeCareCurious
National Runaway Prevention Month #NRPM2019
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Nov 13-19 – Transgender Awareness Week #TransWeek
Nov 20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov 21 – Great American Smokeout #SmokeOut #QuitLikeAChampion #GASO
Nov 21 – Children’s Grief Awareness Day #CGADHope
Nov 21 – National Rural Health Day #PowerofRural
Nov 23  – International Survivors of Suicide Day #SurvivorDay
Nov 29 – National Family Health History Day

OCTOBER 2019
National Bullying Prevention Month #Bullying
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month #ChangeHappensHere #DVAM
Oct 6-12 – Mental Illness Awareness Week #MIAW
Oct 10 – World Mental Health Day #WMHDAY #worldmentalhealthday
Oct 15 – National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day #NLAAD2019
Oct 21-27 – Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week
Oct 21-25 – National Health Education Week #NHEW
Oct 23-31 – Red Ribbon Week #RedRibbonWeek
Oct 23 – Unity Day (bullying) #UnityDay2019
Oct 26 – 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day #DrugTakeBack #TakeBackDay

SEPTEMBER 2019
Recovery Month #RecoveryMonth #RisForRecovery
Sep 15-Oct 15 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month #
Pain Awareness Month #GiveASquat4Pain
National Suicide Prevention Month #SuicidePrevention #BeThere #AAS365
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Sep 6-12, 2020 – National Suicide Prevention Week #StopSuicide
Sep 8-14 – Opioid Crisis Awareness Week #opioidcrisis
Sep 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2019
Sep 15-21 – Prescription and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week #opioid
Sep 18 – National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day #NHAAA
Sep 20 – National Addiction Professionals Day
Sep 27 – National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #NGMHAAD
Sep 29 – World Heart Day

AUGUST 2019
Aug 1, 2019 – National Minority Donor Awareness Day #NMDAD
Aug 1-7 – National Minority Donor Awareness Week #NMDAW
Aug 4-10 – National Health Center Week #NHCW19 #ValueCHCs
Aug 26  National Dog Day (PSDs) #nationaldogday #dogday #happynationaldogday
Aug 26  Women’s Equality Day #WomensRights #Equality
Aug 26 – National Faith HIV & AIDS Awareness Day #NFHAAD
Aug 31 – International Drug Overdose Awareness Day #EndOverdose

JULY 2019
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month #MinorityMentalHealth #WhyCare
Jul 11  World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day #WorldBenzoDay
Jul 25  National African American Hepatitis C Action Day #NAAHCAD #AAHepCActionDay
Jul 28  World Hepatitis Day #FindTheMissingMillions #WHD2019