November Health Month Observances

November 1 – 30
American Diabetes Month
American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500
(703) 549-6995 Fax
askada@diabetes.org
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/american-diabetes-month.html
Materials available
Contact: Local Chapters
 
 
November 1 – 30
COPD Awareness Month
American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) LUNGUSA
(800) 548-8252
info@lung.org
www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/
Materials available
Contact: Gregg Tubbs
 
November 1 – 30
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org
Materials available
Contact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center
 
November 1 – 30
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
American Lung Association’s National Office
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) 548-8252
(800) LUNGUSA
info@lung.org
www.lung.org
Materials available
Contact: Mike Townsend
 
November 1 – 30
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Lung Cancer Alliance
1700 K St, NW
Suite 660
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 463-2080
(202) 463-7497 Fax
info@lungcanceralliance.org
www.lungcanceralliance.org
Materials available
Contact: Kay Cofrancesco
 
November 1 – 30
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Alzheimer’s Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
(800) 272-3900
(312) 335-4078
(866) 699-1246 Fax
info@alz.org
www.alz.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
 
November 1 – 30
National Family Caregivers Month
Caregiver Action Network
1130 Connecticut Ave, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 454-3970
info@caregiveraction.org
www.caregiveraction.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
 
November 1 – 30
National Healthy Skin Month
American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 503-SKIN (503-7546)
(847) 240-1859 Fax
mediarelations@aad.org
www.aad.org
Materials available
Contact: Jennifer Allyn
 
November 1 – 30
National Hospice Palliative Care Month
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 646-6460
(703) 837-1500
(703) 837-1233 Fax
jradulovic@nhpco.org
www.nhpco.org/hospice-month
Materials available
Contact: Jon Radulovic
 
November 1 – 30
National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
No Stomach For Cancer, Inc.
P.O. Box 46070
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 692-5141
info@nostomachforcancer.org
www.nostomachforcancer.org
Materials available
Contact: Jonathan Florin
 
November 19
Great American Smokeout
American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
www.cancer.org
Materials available
Contact: National Office
 
November 19
International Survivors of Suicide Day
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(888) 333-AFSP (2377)
(212) 363-3500
info@afsp.org
www.afsp.org/coping-with-suicide-loss/international-survivors-of-suicide-loss-day
Materials available
Contact: Survivor Initiatives Department
 
November 20 – 26
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
IFFGD
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(888) 964-2001
(414) 964-1799
(414) 964-7176 Fax
iffgd@iffgd.org
www.aboutgerd.org/site/about-gerd/gerd-awareness-week
Materials available
Contact: Nancy Norton
 
November 24
National Family Health History Day
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
Office of the Surgeon General
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
(877) 696-6775
(240) 276-8853
Surgeon.general@hhs.gov
www.hhs.gov/familyhistory/
Materials available
Contact: Mary Beth Bigley
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