Ultimate Calendar of Health Awareness Months & Days (2024)

A calendar on a colorful background representing Health Awareness Months and Dates

Every month at Good Good Good, we plan upcoming good news content for our Instagram, Goodnewsletter, Goodnewspaper, podcast, website, and more. Our work is always centered on hopeful stories about people making a difference in the world — and action steps on how each of us can join in with that good work.

With so many holidays, awareness days, education weeks, and activism months happening all year long, we’ve been slowly collecting all of these events in a private internal calendar for years.

We made our Monthly Cause Awareness Calendar publicly available earlier this year. 

We’ve also published:

Plus, these articles tangential to health days and months:

And now we’re publishing our guide to health awareness holidays.

Our hope is this resource will help you or your organization bring attention to these important issues — not just around the primary awareness months — but all year long.

Where applicable, we’ve included resources around highlighted holidays — usually in the form of good news around particular topics, relevant quotes or recommendations, or action steps on how to make a difference. We encourage you to share them if you find them helpful.

We’ve worked hard to make this the most comprehensive collection of health-related days and months on the internet. Always double-check dates, as organizers may occasionally change dates.

Bookmark this page and revisit it as often as you need. We’ll continue to update it and add to it over time.

National Health Awareness Months & Dates



World Braille Day - January 4

Paget’s Awareness Day - January 11

Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day - January 24

World Leprosy Day - Last Sunday of January


No Name-Calling Week - Week-long event in January


Cervical Health Awareness Month

Learn about the women fighting in court for access to HPV vaccines

Dry January

Mental Wellness Month

Read and share quotes about mental health

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Blood Donor Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Radon Action Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

Self Love Month

Create a permanent reminder that loving yourself is important... with a mental health tattoo

Thyroid Awareness Month



National Women Physician Day - February 3

Time to Talk Day - 1st Thursday of February

World Cancer Day - February 4

While too many people die from cancer every year, it’s worth celebrating the rapid rate at which cancer deaths are decreasing

International Epilepsy Day - 2nd Monday of February

National Wear Red Day - February 5

Give Kids a Smile Day - February 5

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7

Safer Internet Day - February 8

World Day of the Sick - February 11

World Cholangiocarcinoma Day - February 12

National Donor Day - February 14

Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day - February 14

International Childhood Cancer Day - February 15

National Random Act of Kindness Day - February 17

Try one of our recommended random acts of kindness

World Day of Social Justice - February 20

Explore the best quotes about social justice

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day - February 22

World Encephalitis Day - February 22

HIV Is Not A Crime Awareness Day - February 28

Rare Disease Day - February 28


African Heritage and Health Week - February 1 to 7

White Cane Week - 1st week of February

Tinnitus Awareness Week - 1st full week of February

National School Counseling Week - 1st week of February

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week - February 7 to 14

Heart Failure Awareness Week - February 14 to 20

National Condom Week - February 14 to 21

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - Last week of February or 1st week of March


AMD / Low Vision Awareness Month

American Heart Month

Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month

Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

Low Vision Awareness Month

National Cancer Prevention Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month



Disability Community Day of Mourning - March 1 

Self-Injury Awareness Day - March 1

Zero Discrimination Day - March 1

World Teen Mental Health Day - March 2

World Hearing Day - March 3

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day - March 3

International HPV Awareness Day - March 4

Read this good news story about women fighting for access to the HPV vaccine

Dissociative Disorder Awareness Day - March 5

Emetophobia Awareness Day - March 5th

Insomnia Awareness Day - 1st Monday following the change to daylight saving time

University Mental Health Day - 1st Thursday of March

Explore and share the best mental health newsletters

Breast Implant Illness Awareness Day - March 8

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10

World Kidney Day - 2nd Thursday of March

National Trisomy 18 Awareness Day - March 18

World Sleep Day - March 19

National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 20

International Day of Happiness - March 20

Read and share good news about happiness

World Down Syndrome Day - March 21

Anal Cancer Awareness Day - March 21

World Tuberculosis Day - March 24

U.S. National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day - March 25

American Diabetes Alert Day - March 26

Purple Day for Epilepsy - March 26

Learn about different awareness ribbon colors and their meanings

Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE) Awareness Day - March 27

TWLOHA Day - March 29

World Bipolar Day - March 30


National Eating Disorders Week - Last week of February or 1st week of March

World Glaucoma Week - 2nd full week of March

National Poison Prevention Week - 3rd week of March

Creative Arts Therapies Week - Week-long event in March

Read this good news story about the art therapist using TikTok to help people

National Sleep Awareness Week - Week-long event in March

Patient Safety Awareness Week - Week-long event in March

Brain Awareness Week - Week-long event in March

National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week - Week-long event in March


Brain Injury Awareness Month

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

Color Therapy Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prevention Awareness Month

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Essential Tremor Month

Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Myeloma Action Month

National Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

National Development Disabilities Awareness Month

National Endometriosis Awareness Month

National Kidney Month

National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

National Trisomy Awareness Month

Red Cross Month

Save Your Vision Month

Self-Injury Awareness Month

Trisomy Awareness Month



World Autism Awareness Day - April 2

Learn about why autistic people don’t support World Autism Awareness Day 

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Remembrance Day - April 4

National Alcohol Screening Day - Thursday of the 1st full week of April

Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Awareness Day - April 6

World Health Day - April 7

Explore and share quotes about public health 

Cushing Disease Awareness Day - April 8

Teal Day (For Counselors) - April 8

RAINN Day - April 8

Day of Silence (for LGBTQ+ Youth)  2nd Friday of April

Learn how to support and advocate for LGBTQ+ youth

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - April 10

Parkinson’s Disease International Awareness Day - April 11

World Breathing Day - April 11

Read about the power of breathwork on mental health

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Awareness Day - April 13

World Hemophilia Day - April 17

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Action Day - April 19

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Awareness Day - April 21

World Meningitis Day - April 24

World Malaria Day - April 25

Read the good news about the new malaria vaccine that could save millions of lives

World Wish Day - April 29

International Guide Dog Day - Last Wednesday of April

National Therapy Animal Day - April 30


National Public Health Week - 1st week of April

National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week - 1st full week of April

National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week - 1st week of April

Porphyria Awareness Week - April 10 to 17

Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week - April 11 to 17

National Youth Violence Prevention Week - Week-long event in April

Every Kid Healthy Week - Week-long event in April

National Infertility Awareness Week - Last full week of April

World Immunization Week - Last full week of April

Food Allergy Awareness Week - Week-long event in April or May

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week - 3rd week of April

National Volunteer Week - 3rd week of April

Learn from Crisis Text Line about the best strategy for effective volunteering

World Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) Week - April 22 to 29


Alcohol Awareness Month

Autism Acceptance Month

Counseling Awareness Month

Follow our guide to learn how to find a counselor that works for your needs and your budget

Cushing Disease Awareness Month

Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Cancer Control Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Counseling Awareness Month

This is the perfect month to start counseling! Learn how to find a therapist.

National Donate Life Month

Learn about how donating life can be an impactful way to give back to your community

National Facial Protection Month

National Minority Health Month

National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

Occupational Therapy Month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Paralyzed Veterans Across America Month

Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

STI Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month



Melanoma Monday - 1st Monday of May

PPP (Postpartum Psychosis) Awareness Day - 1st Friday of May

World Maternal Mental Health Day - May 3

World Asthma Day - May 5

International 5p Syndrome Awareness Day - May 5

International Day for Osteogenesis Imperfecta - May 6

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day - May 7

World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day - May 8

World Red Cross & Red Crescent Day - May 8

Ependymoma Awareness Day - May 10

World Lupus Day - May 10

International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND) Day - May 12

International Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Awareness Day - May 15

Women’s Check-Up Day - 2nd Monday of May

Global Accessibility Awareness Day - 3rd Thursday of May

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day - May 18

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - May 19

Global Accessibility Awareness Day - May 19

Mental Health Action Day - May 19

Learn about the people working to support mental health around the world

World AiArthritis Day - May 20

International Behcet’s Disease Awareness Day - May 20

International Blue Cone Monochromacy Awareness Day - May 20

World Meditation Day - May 21

World Preeclampsia Day - May 22

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - May 23

National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day - May 24

Learn more about ​​Schizophrenia and other commonly misunderstood mental disorders

World Thyroid Day - May 25

National Senior Health and Fitness Day - May 27

World Multiple Sclerosis Day - May 30

World No Tobacco Day - May 31


National Physical Education and Sport Week - May 1 to 7

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week - 1st week of May

Deaf Awareness Week - 1st full week of May

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week - 1st week of May

Brain Injury Awareness Week - 2nd week of May

Food Allergy Awareness Week - Week-long event in April or May

Brain Tumor Action Week - Week-long event in May

Face Equality Week - Week-long event in May

Mental Health Week - Week-long event in May

National Eosinophil Awareness Week - Week-long event in May

Neurodiversity Celebration Week - Week-long event in May

National Women’s Health Week - Week-long event that begins on Mother’s Day

National Stuttering Awareness Week - 2nd week of May


ALS Awareness Month

American Stroke Awareness Month

Apraxia Awareness Month

Arthritis Awareness Month

Better Speech and Hearing Month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

Celiac Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Month

Fibromyalgia Awareness Month

Healthy Vision Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Education Month

Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Read the good news about the new mRNA vaccine that may offer protection against Lyme

Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Read Good Good Good’s comprehensive guide on ideas and activities for celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month

Mobility Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

Myositis Awareness Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Cancer Research Month

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

National Clean Air Month

Learn about the WHO air pollution guidelines aiming to improve health

National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

National NF (Neurofibromatosis) Month

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Older Americans Month

Oncology Nursing Month

UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month



National Say Something Nice Day - June 1

National Cancer Survivors Day - 1st Sunday of June

Learn about Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green changing the way America treats cancer

World Eating Disorders Action Day - June 2

HIV Long-Term Surivors Awareness Day - June 5

World Brain Tumor Awareness Day - June 8

Listen to our podcast interview with cancer survivor and Olympic figure skater, Scott Hamilton

Family Health and Fitness Day - June 12

International Albinism Awareness Day - June 13

World Blood Donor Day - June 14

CDKL5 Worldwide Awareness Day - June 17

Autistic Pride Day - June 18

World Sickle Cell Day - June 19

World Kidney Cancer Day - 3rd Thursday of June

Global Day of Recognition of ALS/MND - June 21

Dravet Syndrome Awareness Day - June 23

Neuropathy Action Awareness Day - June 23

World Vitiligo Awareness Day - June 25

World Drug Day - June 26

National HIV Testing Day - June 27

PTSD Screening Day - June 27

World Scleroderma Awareness Day - June 29

Arthrogryposis Awareness Day - June 30


Men’s Health Week - Begins 1 week before Father’s Day

Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Awareness Week - First full week of June

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week - June 10 to 16

Learning Disability Week - June 20 to 26

Hellen Keller Deafblind Awareness Week - Last week of June

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week - Week-long event in June


Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Read about this music program supporting people with Alzheimer’s

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) Awareness Month

Audiobook Appreciation Month

Audiobooks are a great accessibility tool — check out our recommendations for the best audiobook platforms (that aren’t Amazon’s Audible)

Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month

Cancer Survivors Month

Read about how cancer deaths are rapidly decreasing

Cataract Awareness Month

Hemiplegic Migraine Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month

National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

National Safety Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Month

Read about how one veteran, Richard Casper, is using art and music to help others with PTSD

Scoliosis Awareness Month



Panic Attack Awareness Day - July 10

GIST Awareness Day - July 13

National Leiomyosarcoma Day - July 15

Glioblastoma Awareness Day - 3rd Wednesday of July

Zero HIV Stigma Day - July 21

World Sjogren’s Day - July 23

National Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Day - July 24

Samaritans Awareness Day - July 24

International Self-Care Day - July 24

Learn how to celebrate International Self-Care Day. Plus: Explore the ultimate list of self-care ideas and this collection of inspirational self-care quotes

Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary - July 26

World Hepatitis Day - July 28

Gastroschisis Awareness Day - July 30


Birth Trauma Awareness Week - Week-long event in July


BIPOC Mental Health Month

Explore these Black mental health resources

Cord Blood Awareness Month

Disability Pride Month

Read and share Good Good Good’s complete guide to celebrating Disability Pride Month — written by activist Daphne Frias 

Fragile X (FXS) Awareness Month

Healthy Vision Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month

Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness Month

UV Safety Awareness Month



World Lung Cancer Day - August 1

Esther Day - August 3

Read and share this guide about how to celebrate Esther Day

National Nonprofit Day - August 17

Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - August 20

National Senior Citizens Day - August 21

National Surgical Oncologist Day - August 22

Read about other inspiring frontline heroes

National Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - August 28

Grief Awareness Day - August 30

International Overdose Awareness Day - August 31

Wear It Purple Day - Last Friday of August


World Breastfeeding Week - August 1 to 7

National Health Center Week - 2nd week of August


Appendix Cancer Awareness Month

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Don’t Be a Bully Month

Read and share Hank Green’s iconic quote about bullying

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

National Breastfeeding Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

Psoriasis Action Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) Awareness Month

Summer Sun Safety Month

World Cancer Support Month



World Duchenne Awareness Day - September 7

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness (FASD) Day - September 9

R U Ok Day - September 9

Learn how to ask the hard mental health questions that could save a life

World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10

Read about student advocates taking the lead to curb campus suicide

National Celiac Disease Awareness Day - September 13

World Sepsis Day - September 13

National Sober Day - September 14

World Lymphoma Awareness Day - September 15

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - September 18

Usher Syndrome Awareness Day - September 19

World Alzheimer’s Day - September 21

World Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) Day - September 22

International Day of Sign Language - September 23

Sport Purple for Platelets Day - September 24

World Cancer Research Day - September 24

National Previvor Day - Last Wednesday of September

Listen to our podcast interview with Paige More, founder of The Breasties

International Ataxia Awareness Day - September 25

World Lung Day - September 25

Mesothelioma Awareness Day - September 26

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - September 27

World Rabies Day - September 28

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day - September 29

World Heart Day - September 29

Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Day - September 30th


National Suicide Prevention Week - Week-long event in September

Read our guide to Suicide Prevention Week activities & explore the best quotes about suicide prevention

National Folic Acid Awareness Week - 2nd week of September

National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week - Last week of September

International Week of the Deaf - Last week of September

National Disability Voting Rights Week - Week-long event in September


Achalasia Awareness Month

Alopecia Awareness Month

Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Read this good news story about how Instagram-famous “Doug the Pug” gives back to kids with cancer

Craniofacial Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Healthy Aging Month

Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Awareness Month

Microplastic Awareness Month

Mullets For Mental Health Month

Read this good news story about the Australians sporting mullets to raise money for mental health research

National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Guide Dog Month

National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

National Recovery Month

National Self-Care Awareness Month

Practice self-care with these self-care ideas and get inspired by these self-care quotes

National Sickle Cell Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Month

Read and share this guide on how to help someone who’s contemplating suicide — and read about how suicides fell when gay marriage was legalized

Orthostatic Tremor Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month

Listen to our podcast interviews with Ruthie Lindsey and Grace Theisen about their experiences dealing with chronic pain

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Sepsis Awareness Month

Sexual Health Awareness Month

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Sports Eye Safety Month

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

World Alzheimer’s Month



Dermatillomania Awareness Day - October 1st

Disabled Authors Day - October 2nd

Read and share the best books about disabilities — written by disabled authors

National Depression Screening Day - Thursday of the 1st full week of October

Depression Awareness Day - Thursday of the 1st full week of October

World Day of Bullying Prevention - October 5

American Veterans Disabled for Life Awareness Day - October 5

World Cerebral Palsy Day - October 6

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day - 2nd Saturday of October

National Depression Screening Day - October 7

International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day - October 7

Team Margot Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Awareness Day - October 7

PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day - October 9

World Mental Health Day - October 10

Explore our guide to activities to celebrate World Mental Health Day — and, of course, explore Good Good Good’s collection of mental health resources

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day - October 13

World Thrombosis Day - October 13

World Sight Day - October 13

Learn about the app Be My Eyes — a free app that connects people who are blind or experience low vision with sighted volunteers for assistance

World Sight Day - October 14

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day - October 15

Blind Americans Equality Day - October 15

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day - October 15

World Food Day - October 16

National Mammography Day - 3rd Friday of October

Read about Senator Amy Klobuchar’s mission to ensure women don’t skip their mammograms (like she did)

World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day - October 19

World Osteoporosis Day - October 20

International Stuttering Awareness Day - October 22

Learn about STAMMA, an organization helping end the stigma around stuttering

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day - 3rrd Wednesday of October

Disability Mentoring Day - 3rd Wednesday of October

World Polio Day - October 24

Hydrocephalus Day - October 25

World Psoriasis Day - October 29

World Stroke Day - October 29


BPD Awareness Week - October 1 to 7

Trichotillomania Awareness Week - October 1 to 7

Dyslexia Awareness Week - Begins on the 1st Monday of October

Mental Illness Awareness Week - 1st week of October

Explore the best mental health shirts that give back to charity

OCD Awareness Week - 2nd week of October

Read our guide on how to support someone with OCD

Malnutrition Awareness Week (UK) - Week-long event in October

Bone and Joint Health National Action Week - Week-long event in October

International Infection Prevention Week - 3rd week of October

Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week - 3rd week of October

National Health Education Week - 3rd week of October

Respiratory Care Week - Last week of October

Dyspraxia Awareness Week - Week-long event in October

International Epidermolysis Bullosa Awareness Week - October 25 to 31


ADHD Awareness Month

Explore Good Good Good’s resource guide — featuring the best podcasts, blogs, and TikToks about ADHD

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Listen to ​​Good Good Good’s interview with Paige More, founder of The Breasties

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Depression Awareness Month

Listen to our podcast interview with John Moe, a comedian fighting depression with humor — and read about the U.S. decreasing depression stigma for the first time

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Audiobooks are a great accessibility tool for people with dyslexia — explore our guide to the best audiobook apps

Dwarfism Awareness Month

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Eczema Awareness Month

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Health Literacy Month

Healthy Lung Month

Home Eye Safety Month

Learning Disability Awareness Month

Liver Cancer Awareness Month

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

National ADHD Awareness Month

Explore Good Good Good’s resource guide — featuring the best podcasts, blogs, and TikToks about ADHD

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

Listen to our podcast interview with John Moe, a comedian fighting depression with humor — and read about the U.S. decreasing depression stigma for the first time

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

National Physical Therapy Month

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Raynaud’s Awareness Month

Selective Mutism Awareness Month

Spina Bifida Awareness Month



International Stress Awareness Day - 1st Wednesday of November

International Day Against Bullying and Violence - 1st Thursday of November

Aicardi Syndrome Awareness Day - November 8

World Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Day (NET Cancer Day) - November 10

World Usability Day - November 11

Veterans Day - November 11

Explore these Veterans Day ideas and use this holiday as an opportunity to support disabled veterans

World Pneumonia Day - November 12

World Kindness Day - November 13

Explore the best ideas to celebrate World Kindness Day and try one of these ideas for random acts of kindness

World Diabetes Day - November 14

World Pancreatic Cancer Day - 3rd Thursday of November

World Vasectomy Day - 3rd Friday of November

World Ohtahara Syndrome Awareness Day - November 15

World Prematurity Day - November 17

World Wide STOP Pressure Ulcer Day - November 17

Great American Smokeout - November 19

National UTI Awareness Day - November 21

World COPD Day - 3rd Wednesday of November

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day - Saturday before Thanksgiving

Read this good news story about the mom who created uplifting signs in response to suicides in her community

National Family Health History Day - November 25

Giving Tuesday - 1st Tuesday after Thanksgiving

Learn how to volunteer with or donate to HIV/AIDS organizations for Giving Tuesday (and explore more ideas to make a difference) and share these Giving Tuesday quotes


National Stress Awareness Week - 1st week of November

GERD Awareness Week - Week-long event in November

UK Self Care Week - Week-long event in November

Learn about how to practice proactive self care instead of reactive self care


American Diabetes Month

Bladder Health Month

COPD Awareness Month

Dercum’s Disease (Adiposis Dolorosa) Awareness Month

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month


National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Carcinoid Cancer Month

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month

National Healthy Skin Month

National Marrow Awareness Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Read about famous veterinarians making a difference

National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month



World AIDS Day - December 1

Read all of Good Good Good’s good news stories of progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS

International Day of Persons with Disabilities - December 3

Explore our calendar of disability awareness days and weeks

International Day of Epidemic Preparedness - December 27


AIDS Awareness Week - 1st week of December

National Influenza Vaccination Week - 1st week of December


Constipation Awareness Month

HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Month

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