Wellness Calendar June 2017

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Effective Communication MonthEffective Communication Month

SOS to Stress DaySOS to Stress Day

Leave The Office Earlier DayLeave The Office Earlier Day

National Headache Awareness WeekNational Headache Awareness Week

Use the awareness events listed below for programming ideas at your workplace. Build them into events such as workshops, displays and health fairs or gather articles and tips for your company newsletter, blog or eposts. Check out the Stress and Wellness Blog for statistics and strategies related to many of the celebrations listed below.

Awareness Months

  • ALS Awareness Month   (CND)
  • Audio Book Appreciation Month
  • Beautiful In Your Skin Month
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • Cancer From The Sun Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Child Vision Awareness Month
  • Effective Communication Month              * Blog
  • Elder Abuse Awareness Month
  • Fireworks Safety Month  (US)
  • Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • International Men’s Month
  • International People Skills Month
  • Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month  (US)
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month  (US)
  • National Bathroom Reading Month
  • National Camping Month                   * Blog
  • National Candy Month
  • National Fruit and Veggies Month
  • National LGBT Awareness Month
  • National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • National Safety Month
  • National Smile Month
  • National Scleroderma Awareness Month  (US)
  • National Spina Bifida/Hydocephalus Awareness Month  (CND)
  • Potty Training Awareness Month                * Blog
  • Perennial Gardening Month
  • PTSD Awareness Month
  • Professional Wellness Month
  • Rebuild Your Life Month
  • Seniors Month  (CND)
  • Student Safety Month
  • Stroke Awareness Month   (CND)
  • Vision Research Month  (US)
  • World Infertility Month                      * Blog

Awareness Weeks

  • May 28-3    – National Tire Safety Week     (US)
  • June 1-7      – International Volunteers Week
  • June 1-7      – Sexual Harassment Awareness Week       * Blog
  • June 4-10    – National Business Etiquette Week (first full week)
  • June 4-10    – National Water Safety Week    (first full week) (CND)
  • June 4-10    – Canadian Environment Week  (first full week) (CND)
  • June 4-10    – National Headache Awareness Week (first full week)   (US)     * Blog, Blog
  • June 4-10    – Commuter Challenge  (first full week)
  • June 5-11    – National Sun Awareness Week  (first full week. Starts on Monday) (CND)     * Blog
  • June 8-15   – Nursing Assistants Week
  • June 11-17   – National Breastfeeding Awareness Week       * Blog
  • June 12-18   – National Men’s Health Week (week leading up to Father’s Day)    (US)      * Blog, Blog
  • June 18-24   – Lightning Awareness Week   (last full week)
  • June 22-25 – Watermelon Seed Spitting Week     (last week Thurs to Sun)
  • June 25-1    – National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
  • June 25-1  – Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week     (covers birthday on June 27)

Awareness Days

  • June 1    – National New Year’s Resolution Recommitment Day     * Blog
  • June 1    – National Go Barefoot Day                             *Blog
  • June 1   – Oscar The Grouch Day
  • June 1    – Heimlich Maneuver Day
  • June 1    – Say Something Nice Day
  • June 2    – National Treats Day
  • June 3   – Donut Day
  • June 3    – National Trails Day  (first Saturday)
  • June 4   – National Cancer Survivors Day  (first Sunday)
  • June 4    – National Cancer Survivors Day   (first Sunday)
  • June 5    – World Environment Day
  • June 5    – Leave the Office Earlier Day  (first Monday)           * Blog
  • June 6    – Clean Air Day    (CND)
  • June 6    – Drive-in Movie Day
  • June 7    – National Running Day   (first Wednesday)
  • June 8    – World Oceans Day
  • June 8    – Best Friends Day
  • June 10 – Alcoholics Anonymous Day
  • June 10  – World Juggling Day  (Saturday)
  • June 11  – Abused Women and Children’s Awareness Day   (second Sunday)
  • June 12  – Memory Day  (CND)                                    * Blog
  • June 14  – World Blood Donor Day          * Blog
  • June 15  – National Photography Day                        * Blog
  • June 15  – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • June 15  – Recess At Work Day    (third Thursday)     * Blog
  • June 17  – Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • June 18  – Husband Caregiver Day    (same as Father’s Day)
  • June 18  – Family Awareness Day   (third Sunday)
  • June 18  – Family Awareness Day (third Sunday)
  • June 20 – World Refugee Day
  • June 20  – World Productivity Day
  • June 21  – Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day                               * Blog
  • June 21  – Alzheimer’s Awareness Day
  • June 21  – National Aboriginal Day  (CND)
  • June 21 – World Music Day
  • June 23 – Let It Go Day                                                                       * Blog
  • June 23 – Gorgeous Grandma Day                                                  * Blog
  • June 24 – Celebration of the Senses
  • June 24 – Take Your Dog To Work Day
  • June 24 – National Celebrate Your Marriage Day  (last Saturday)       * Blog
  • June 26 – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • June 27 – National HIV Testing Day
  • June 27 – PTSD Awareness Day
  • June 30 – SOS to Stress Day                                * Blog

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