International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Take A Stand is a call to action meant to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence during October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and throughout the year. By taking a stand we intend to remind the nation that there are still countless people impacted by domestic violence – from victims and survivors, to their…

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month During August, which is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the National Public Health Information Coalition promotes the importance of immunizations with their communications toolkit and encourage people to use the valuable resources in this toolkit throughout the year. The Importance of Getting Vaccinated Protecting the health of children and others by…

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness Month was started in the United States in 1949 by the Mental Health America organization. Its purpose is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses, the realities of living with these conditions, and strategies for attaining mental health and wellness. One of the goals of Mental Health Awareness Month…

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma often associated with alcoholism, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) encourages communities to reach out to the public with information about alcohol, alcoholism and recovery. Join us for Alcohol-Free Weekend, which takes place during the first weekend of April (March 30-April 1, 2018). An…