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SEPTEMBER 2018 is...  




SEPTEMBER is Pain Awareness Month 

American Chronic Pain Association 
Post Office Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677 
(800) 533-3231 
(916) 632-3208 Fax 
ACPA@theacpa.org   Materials available 
Contact: None designated
                                                        




 

SEPTEMBER is Gynocologic Cancer Awareness Month

Foundation for Women's Cancer 

312.676.3911
http://www.foundationforwomenscancer.org/ or 
http://www.sgo.org/ 
Contact:  Elizabeth Edwards (elizabeth.edwards@sgo.org)






SEPTEMBER IS ALSO:
 

  • Childhood Cancer Month 
  • Helathy Aging Month
  • Ntl Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • Ntl Sickle Cell Month 
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Sepsis Awareness Month
  • Ntl Food Safety Education Month
  • Baby Safety Month
  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Cholesterol Education Month
  • Craniofacial Acceptance Month
  • Prostate Health Month
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (Global)
  • Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
  • Ntl Recovery Month
  • Ntl Fruits and Veggies-More Matters Month
  • Ntl Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • Ntl ITP Awareness Month
  • Ntl Head Lice Prevention Month
  • Ntl Preparedness Month
  • Ntl Yoga Awareness Month
  • Ntl Newborn Screening Awareness Month
  • Whole Grains Month

Note: Most data is taken fromm welcoa.org  There could be errors in data/typing.  We try to verify & post the most accurate information we can.  When in doubt or question, always verify information for yourself with reputable sites.  

Click here to find out how to get more information: 

 https://www.welcoa.org/health-observances/ or  https://healthfinder.gov/NHO/nhoyear.aspx?year=2017 

 

AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

-September 9-15, 2018                 Healthcare Envioronmental Services Week, Youth Suicide Prevention                                                        Week,  Suicide Prevention Week

-September 16-22, 2018               Balance Awareness Week, Clean Hands Week (Intl), Ntl Farm                                                                   Safety & Health Week

-September 20-24, 2018               Contact Lens Health Week

-September 23-29, 2018               Health Unit Coordinator Week & Malntrition Awareness Week

                                            

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

September 10, 2018                      World SuicidePrevention Day

September 13, 2018                      Celiac Disease Awareness Day

September 15, 2018                      Neonatal Nurses Day

September 18, 2018                      Ntl HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day & Get Ready Day

September 19, 2018                        Ntl School Backpack Awareness Day

September 22, 2018                      Ntl Falls Prevention Awareness Day

September 24, 2018                      Family Health & Fitness Day

September 26, 2018                      Ntl Women's Health & Fitness Day

September 28, 2018                       Sport Purple for Platelets Day & World Rabies Day

September 29, 2018                       World Heart Day

LOCAL EVENTS:  

Upcoming:  

Look for announcements for support groups to be hosted on site at our clinic by an LCSW!

If you have ideas for support groups or would be interested in attending, contact us on our contact page! (stroke, amputee, caregiver, etc.)

 

Helpful / Interesting Links

https://www.vettix.org/  For Vets  Check out this resource for veterans and their families.  Free tickets to concerts, games and more!  Also on Facebook!

http://cameronsshoes.org/ -local Non-Profit started by a PA to distribute shoes to kids in Cali, Columbia

http://www.mclindonfamilyfoundation.org/   For special needs children to get free custom bikes!  Your PT can refer.

http://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/  For Vets

 http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/   For Vets

https://www.facebook.com/ExcelRehabServices?ref=hl#!/jarforchange?fref=ts  

http://www.jar4change.org/   To help young Joey raise money for the sick babies at Woman's Hospital

http://www.buyveteran.com/  To help you locate local veteran owned businesses

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/  For amputee support

https://www.facebook.com/womenwineandconnections/  -Making connections and supporting the community

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