November Health Month Observances

November 1 – 30American Diabetes MonthAmerican Diabetes Association1701 North Beauregard StreetAlexandria, VA 22311(800) DIABETES (342-2383)(703) 549-1500(703) 549-6995 availableContact: Local Chapters  November 1 – 30COPD Awareness MonthAmerican Lung Association55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150Chicago, IL 60601(800) LUNGUSA(800) availableContact: Gregg Tubbs November 1 – 30Diabetic Eye Disease MonthPrevent Blindness211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700Chicago, IL 60606(800) 331-2020(312) 363-6001(312) 363-6052 Faxinfo@preventblindness.orgwww.preventblindness.orgMaterials availableContact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center November 1 – 30Lung Cancer Awareness MonthAmerican Lung Association’s National Office55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150Chicago, IL 60601(800) 548-8252(800) LUNGUSAinfo@lung.orgwww.lung.orgMaterials availableContact: Mike Townsend November 1 – 30Lung Cancer Awareness MonthLung Cancer Alliance1700 K St, NWSuite 660Washington, DC 20006(202) 463-2080(202) 463-7497 Faxinfo@lungcanceralliance.orgwww.lungcanceralliance.orgMaterials availableContact: Kay Cofrancesco November 1 – 30National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness MonthAlzheimer’s Association225 North Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor Suite 1700Chicago, IL 60601-7633(800) 272-3900(312) 335-4078(866) 699-1246 Faxinfo@alz.orgwww.alz.orgMaterials availableContact: None designated November 1 – 30National Family Caregivers MonthCaregiver Action Network1130 Connecticut Ave, NWSuite 300Washington, DC 20036(202) 454-3970info@caregiveraction.orgwww.caregiveraction.orgMaterials availableContact: None designated November 1 – 30National Healthy Skin MonthAmerican Academy of Dermatology930 East Woodfield RoadSchaumburg, IL 60173(888) 503-SKIN (503-7546)(847) 240-1859 Faxmediarelations@aad.orgwww.aad.orgMaterials availableContact: Jennifer Allyn November 1 – 30National Hospice Palliative Care MonthNational Hospice and Palliative Care Organization1731 King Street, Suite 100Alexandria, VA 22314(800) 646-6460(703) 837-1500(703) 837-1233 availableContact: Jon Radulovic November 1 – 30National Stomach Cancer Awareness MonthNo Stomach For Cancer, Inc.P.O. Box 46070Madison, WI 53744(608) 692-5141info@nostomachforcancer.orgwww.nostomachforcancer.orgMaterials availableContact: Jonathan Florin November 19Great American SmokeoutAmerican Cancer Society250 Williams Street NWAtlanta, GA 30303(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)www.cancer.orgMaterials availableContact: National Office November 19International Survivors of Suicide DayAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention120 Wall Street, 29th FloorNew York, NY 10005(888) 333-AFSP (2377)(212) availableContact: Survivor Initiatives Department November 20 – 26Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness WeekIFFGDPO Box 170864Milwaukee, WI 53217(888) 964-2001(414) 964-1799(414) 964-7176 availableContact: Nancy Norton November 24National Family Health History DayU.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of the SecretaryOffice of the Surgeon General200 Independence Avenue, S.W.Washington, DC 20201(877) 696-6775(240) availableContact: Mary Beth Bigley

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