Awareness Calendar

January

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
National Mentoring Month
National Poverty in America Awareness Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Month

February

*National Children of Alcoholics Week
*School Counseling Week
*African American History Month
*National Parents Leadership Month

March

*PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK MONTH
School Social Work Week
*National Youth Violence Prevention Week
*National LGBT Health Awareness Week
Mental Retardation Awareness Month
Women's History Month

April

*Sexual Assault Awareness Month
*Alcohol Awareness Month
*National Alcohol Screening
*Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Volunteer Week
*Cover the Uninsured Week
*Crime Victim's Rights Week
Cancer Control Month
National STD Awareness Month
*National Public Health Week
World Health Day
*National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

May

National Missing Children's Day

June

abused women and children's awareness day
National HIV Testing Day
Gay & Lesbian Pride Month
National cancer survivor's day

July

Anniversary of the American's with disabilities act

August

National School Violence Prevention monthNational School Violence Prevention month The SOS Program (Signs of Suicide) The SOS Program (Signs of Suicide)

September

Mental Health Workers Week
"New" National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month: theme-"We Recover Together: Family, Friends, & Communities"
School Success Month
Healthy Aging Month
National Alzheimer's Disease Month

October

*Hispanic Heritage Month
*World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
First Monday, Stopping Gun Violence
*National Depression Screening Day
Disability Employment Awareness Month
*Child Health Month
*National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
*World Mental Health Day

November

* National Alzheimer's Disease Month
*Child Safety & Protection Month
*Home Care Month
*National Hospice Month
*National Adoption Month
*National Family Caregiver Month
*National American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month

December

Universal Human Rights Month
*World AIDS Day

*Indicates Nationally approved