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JUNE 2018 is...  


JUNE is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month 

Alzheimer’s Association
800.272.3900
www.alz.org/abam

#ENDALZ  #MyAlzStory

 

JUNE is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month

802.296.5132
www.ptsd.va.gov
Contact: VA National Center for PTSD, US Department of Veterans Affairs ncptsd@va.gov





JUNE IS ALSO: 

  • Aphasia Awareness Month 
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Hernia Awareness Month
  • Men's Health Month 
  • Migraine & Headache Awareness Month 
  • Scleroderma Awareness Month  
  • Safety Month 
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month 
  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month 

Note: Most data is taken fromm welcoa.org

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:

-JUNE 3-9, 2018                      Community Health Improvement Week 

                                                Rip Current Awareness Week

-JUNE 11-17, 2018                  Men's Health Week (Ntl)

-JUNE 14-21, 2018                   Nursing Assistants Week (Ntl) 

-JUNE 18-22, 2018                  Lightning Safety Awareness Week     

                                                

                                                                             

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

JUNE 3, 2018        Cancer Survivors Day (Ntl)

JUNE 5, 2018        Healthcare Recruiter Day (Ntl)

JUNE 9, 2018        Family Health & Fitness Day (Ntl)

JUNE 14, 2018        Blood Donr Day (World) 

JUNE 19, 2018        Sickle Cell Awarness Day (World)

JUNE 27, 2018      HIV Testing Day (Ntl)

                             

   

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!

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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