The September Health Calendar of major health awareness days is here!
Here are some ideas for health and wellness this month.
Remember, you can print out the entire year in a fresh look that you can put at your desk here (2MB) and in a linked version (that’s more for keeping on your desktop or laptop) here.
- All September
International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Helps create awareness and raise funds to help in the fight against prostate cancer.
- 1 September
Gold Bow Day
The ATF Gold Bow Day highlights the increase in Thyroid Cancer and aims to raise awareness.
- 2-6 September
Women’s Health Week
Women’s Health Week is the time for women to put themselves first and get talking about women’s health.
- 2-8 September
National Stroke Week
Stroke Foundation is encouraging Australians to discover how easy it is to fit healthy habits into their day and do their part to prevent stroke.
- 10 September
World Suicide Prevention Day
World Suicide Prevention Day is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides.
- 9-15 September
Headache and Migraine Week
Aims to raise awareness and educate Australians about headaches and migraines.
- 12 September
R U OK? Day
A national day of action reminding people that having meaningful conversations with mates and loved ones could save lives.
- 14 September
World First Aid Day
Raising awareness of how first aid can save lives.
- 22 September
World Car-free Day
World Car Free Day, which is celebrated on September 22, encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day.
- 29 September
World Heart Day
The world’s, and the World Heart Federation’s, biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease.