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APRIL 2020 is...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

RAINN (Rape Abuse and Incest National Network) https://www.rainn.org/

tel:8006564673

                                       Local Baton Rouge help:    https://star.ngo/                                                                     

                                                   

                                                                                                                                                                 April is Occupational Therapy Month

    https://www.aota.org/

 

APRIL IS ALSO:

  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Distracted Driving Month
  • Donate Life Month
  • Facial Protection Month
  • Foot Health Awarenss Month
  • Humor Month
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) Awareness Month
  • Minority Health Awareness Month
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
  • Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
  • Sacoidosis Awareness Month
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Women's Eye Health and Safety Month


AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

-April 6-12, 2020          Public Health Week 

-April 19-25, 2020        Infertility Awareness Week, Pedatric Transplant Week, Volunteer Week

-April 24-30, 2020        Every Kid Healthy Week, World Immunization Week, Infant Immunization Week

                           

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

-April 05, 2020      RAINN Day 

-April 07, 2020      World Health Day 

-April 10, 2020      Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

-April 11, 2020      World Parkinson's Day

-April 16, 2020      Healthcare Day

-April 17, 2020      Donate Life Blue & Green Day, World Hemophilia Day, Career Day

-April 22, 2020      Earth Day, Administrative Professionals Day

-April 24, 2020      Meningitis Day 

Note: Most data is taken from welcoa.org and healthfinder.gov. 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/february-2020/

https://www.iabhp.com/national-wellness-observance-calendar/

https://www.healthline.com/health/directory-awareness-months#1

LOCAL EVENTS:

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


Local SUPPORT GROUP Links:

Dignity Memorial: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center:https://marybird.org/services/survivorship/

Baton Rouge General:https://www.brgeneral.org/patients-visitors/support-groups/

Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital:https://www.brrehab.com/site306.php

St. Elizabeth Hospital:https://steh.com/patients-and-visitors/classes-and-events/event-results?&LocationDescendants=true

Francois Bend & Life Source Hospice Caretaker Support Grouphttp://business.ascensionchamber.com/events/details/support-group-11-08-2019-2259

Garden View Assisted Living: Caregiver Support Group & Grief Support Grouphttp://gardenview.org/

Anna's Grace with (Ainsley's Angels)https://www.facebook.com/AnnasGraceCares/

Helpful / Interesting Links

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers

https://www.facebook.com/skidawgs/ Check out David and his Adaptive Skiing Program on Facebook!

http://www.mswheelchairamerica.org/ Check out our own local Social Worker, Karen Roy, as Ms Wheelchair America 2019!

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. This charity helps suppport our local Food Bank and Iris support for Domestic Violence. It keeps your donations local!

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