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National Health Observances

Click on the following links to discover some of the monthly health foci of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  There is contact information at each link so that you can learn more or request materials pertinent to the health issues that most concern you.  Informational flyers that were distributed to the whole campus are also available.

2010

January - Thyroid Awareness Month

February - American Heart Month
April - Earth Day, 2010
May - Mental Health
Mental Health Month is an annual observance designed to increase awareness about mental health and mental illness.  Good mental health is essential to overall health and personal well-being, and it also contributes to the ability to lead a healthy, balanced, and productive life.  Click on the links below to learn more about what you can do to get support to help your mental health.
September - National Yoga Month


Selecting a Mental Health Professional

Mental Health:  Anxiety Disorders

Mental Health:  Depression

Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health:  SAD

Mental Health:  Grief

Mental Health:  Suicide



2009

January - Healthy Weight Awareness

February - Women's Heart Health

March - Nutrition Awareness

April - Alcohol Awareness

May - Skin Cancer Awareness

June - Men's Health Awareness

July - UV Safety

August - Cataract Awareness Month

September- Yoga Awareness Month

October- Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November-Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

December- HIV-Aids Awareness Month

2008
January - Glaucoma Awareness

February - American Heart Awareness 

March - Nutrition Awareness

April - Foot and Organ Donor

May - Mental Health Awareness

June - Men's Health

July - Sun Safety Guidelines

August - Immunizations

September - Fruits and Veggies

October - Children's Health Protection

November - Lung Cancer Awareness

December - Hand Washing Awareness

 

2007

September - America on the Move and Healthy Aging

October - Breast Cancer

December - Pancreatic Cancer

 

 

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