September
September 1 – 30
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
4600 East-West Highway, Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814
(800) 458-6223
(301) 718-0047 Fax
info@curesearch.org
www.curesearch.org/
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
Fruits & Veggies—More Matters ® Month
Produce for Better Health Foundation
7465 Lancaster Pike, Suite J, 2nd Floor
Hockessin, DE 19707
(813) 929-4994
(302) 235-5555 Fax
kstevens@pbhfoundation.org
www.PBHFoundation.org/
Materials available
Contact: Kristen Stevens
September 1 – 30
Healthy Aging ® Month
Educational Television Network, Inc.
P. O. Box 442
Unionville, PA 19375
(610) 793-0979
info@healthyaging.net
www.healthyaging.net
Materials available
Contact: Information Specialist
September 1 – 30
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
American Foundation for Women’s Health
P. O. Box 541
Greenwood, TX 76246-0541
(940) 466-9898
mhills@stopafib.org
www.stopafib.org
Materials available
Contact: Mellanie True Hills
September 1 – 30

 

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

American College of Sports Medicine
401 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
(317) 637-9200
(317) 634-7817 Fax
publicinfo@acsm.org
www.coam-month.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

September 1 – 30
National Food Safety Education Month
Partnership for Food Safety Education
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22202
(202) 220-0651
(202) 220-0873 Fax
info@fightbac.org
www.fightbac.org
Materials available
Contact: Shelley Feist
September 1 – 30
National ITP Awareness Month
Platelet Disorder Support Association
8751 Brecksville Road, Suite 150
Cleveland, OH 44141
(877) 528-3538
(301) 770-6636
(301) 770-6638 Fax
pdsa@pdsa.org
www.pdsa.org/contribute/raise-awareness-for-itp/itp-awareness-month.html
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30

 

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
1005 Boylston Street, #343
Newton, MA 02461
(800) 323-1305 ext 7938
(617) 905-0176
(812) 434-6652 Fax
npa@headlice.org
www.headlice.org
Materials available
Contact: Deborah Altschuler

September 1 – 30
National Preparedness Month
Ready Campaign
FEMA/DHS
500 C Street SW, Suite 714
Washington, DC 20472
(800) BE-Ready (800) 237-3239
(800) SE-Listo (888) 735-4786
ready@fema.gov
www.ready.gov/september
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
National Recovery Month
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
(877) SAMHSA-7 (726-4727)
(800) 487-4889 TDD
SAMHSAInfo@samhsa.hhs.gov
www.recoverymonth.gov
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30

National Sickle Cell Month

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
3700 Koppers Street, Suite 570
Baltimore, MD 21227
(800) 421-8453
(410) 528-1555
(410) 528-1495 Fax
scdaa@sicklecelldisease.org
www.sicklecelldisease.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

September 1 – 30
National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
The Johnny O Foundation
P. O. Box 15211
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
(602) 820-7655
(480) 427-4987 Fax
info@thejohnnyo.org
www.thejohnnyo.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
National Yoga Awareness Month
Yoga Health Foundation
578 Washington Blvd. #716
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 928 6638
join@yogamonth.org
www.yogamonth.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 42197
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(888) 454-3383
Jill@savebabies.org
www.savebabies.org
Materials available
Contact: Jill Levy Fisch
September 1 – 30
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435
Dallas, TX 75219
(888) OVARIAN (682-7426)
(214) 273-4200
nocc@ovarian.org
www.ovarian.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
Pain Awareness Month
American Chronic Pain Association
Post Office Box 850
Rocklin, CA 95677
(800) 533-3231
(916) 632-3208 Fax
ACPA@theacpa.org
www.theacpa.org/September-is-Pain-Awareness-Month
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer
515 King Street, Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
(888) 245-9455
(202) 463-9455
info@zerocancer.org
www.zerocancer.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30
Sepsis Awareness Month
Sepsis Alliance
501 W Broadway, Suite 1660
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-0300
info@sepsis.org
www.sepsis.org/sepsisawarenessmonth/
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 1 – 30

Sexual Health Awareness Month

American Sexual Health Association
P. O. Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3827
(919) 361-8400
(919) 361-8425 Fax
info@ashastd.org
www.ashastd.org
Materials available
Contact: ASHA Media Relations Office

September 1 – 30
Sports Eye Safety 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
September 1 – 30
Whole Grains Month
Whole Grains Council
226 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 421-5500
(617) 421-5511 Fax
ashley@oldwayspt.org
www.wholegrainscouncil.org/get-involved/celebrate-whole-grains-month-in-september
Materials available
Contact: Ashley Owen
September 1 – 30

World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s Disease International
64 Great Suffolk Street
London, UNITED KINGDOM SE1 OBL
1+44 207 9810880
info@alz.co.uk
www.alz.co.uk/wam
Materials available
Contact: None designated

September 5 – 11
National Suicide Prevention Week
American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 237-2280
(202) 237-2282 Fax
info@suicidology.org
www.suicidology.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 10
World Suicide Prevention Day
International Association for Suicide Prevention
c/o AAS
5521 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
admin@iasp.info
www.iasp.info/contact.php
Materials available
Contact: Wendy Cliff
September 13

National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Celiac Support Association
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131-0700
(877) CSA-4CSA (272-4272)
(402) 643-4101
(402) 643-4108 Fax
celiacs@csaceliacs.org
www.csaceliacs.org/celiac_awareness_day.jsp
Materials available
Contact: Mary Schluckebier
September 15

RAINN DayRape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1220 L Street, NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
(800) 656-HOPE (4673) National Sexual Assault Hotline
(202) 544-1034
nancya@rainn.org
www.rainn.org/rainnday
Materials available
Contact: Meredith Ritchie

September 18 – 24

National Farm Safety & Health Week

National Education Center for Agricultural Safety
8342 NICC Frive
Peosta, IA 52068
(888) 844-6322
(563) 557-0354
(563) 557-0353 Fax
neenand@nicc.edu
www.necasag.org
Materials available
Contact: Dan Neenan
September 18

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

The AIDS Institute
17 Davis Boulevard, Suite 403
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 258-5929
(813) 258-5939 Fax
info@TheAIDSInstitute.org
www.NHAAAD.org
Materials available
Contact: Michelle Scavnicky, M.S. Director of Education
September 19 – 23

Malnutrition Awareness Week™

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
8630 Fenton St., Suite 412
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(610) 649-7994
(610) 649-5561 Fax
peggig@nutritioncare.org
www.nutritioncare.org
Contact: Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, FAAN
September 20

Get Ready Day

American Public Health Association
800 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-2742
(202) 777-2500 TTY
(202) 777-2532 Fax
getready@apha.org
www.getreadyforflu.org/newsite.htm
Materials available
Contact: Daniel Greenberg
September 21

National School Backpack Awareness Day

American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20824-3449
(301) 652-6611
(800) 377-8555 TDD
(301) 652-7711 Fax
praota@aota.org
www.aota.org/conference-events/backpack-safety-awareness-day.aspx 
Materials available
Contact: Katie Riley
September 22

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

National Council on Aging
25 18th Street South
Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202
(571) 527-3900
www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/falls-prevention-awareness-day/
Materials available
Contact: None designated
September 24

Family Health & Fitness Day USA ®

Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue Suite 10
Libertyville, IL 60048
(800) 828-8225
info@fitnessday.com
www.fitnessday.com
Materials available
Contact: Patricia Henze
September 28
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day
Health Information Resource Center
328 W. Lincoln Ave., Suite 10
Libertyville, IL 60048
(847) 816-8660
(847)816-8662 Fax
info@fitnessday.com
www.fitnessday.com
Materials available
Contact: Patricia Henze
September 28

World Rabies Day

Global Alliance for Rabies Control
529 Humboldt Street, Suite 1
Manhattan, KS 66502
(570) 899-4885
info@rabiesalliance.org
www.rabiesalliance.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

September 29

World Heart Day

World Heart Federation
32, rue de Malatrex
1201 Geneva
Switzerland
(+41 22) 807 03 20
(+41 22) 807 03 39 Fax
worldheartday@worldheart.org
www.worldheartday.org/
Materials available
Contact: Cynthia Haro

September 30
Sport Purple for Platelets Day
Platelet Disorder Support Association
8751 Brecksville Road, Suite 150
Cleveland, OH 44141
(877) 528-3538
(301) 770-6636
(301) 770-6638 Fax
pdsa@pdsa.org
www.pdsa.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated
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