The 2021 September Health Calendar of major health awareness days is here!
Here are some ideas for health and wellness this month.
You can download the entire year in a format you can have up at your desk here (2MB)
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- All September
International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Helps create awareness and raise funds to help in the fight against prostate cancer.
As part of men’s health, our seminars, and educational resources can help the conversation about this cancer along.
- 1 September
Gold Bow Day
The ATF Gold Bow Day highlights the increase in Thyroid Cancer and aims to raise awareness.
- 3 September
Walk to Work Day
Encourages everyone to walk more and raising funds for Diabetes Australia.
- 6-10 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.
Our seminars and educational resources can help put women’s health in front of your workforce.
- 9 September
R U OK? Day
A national day of action reminding people that having meaningful conversations with mates and loved ones could save lives.
Mental health is more important than ever. Encourage colleagues to get the conversation going with one of our seminars or workshops. Or check out our free mental health posters.
- 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.
Mental Health First Aid is an important resource to have in your toolkit for the workplace.
- 12 September
World First Aid Day
Raising awareness of how first aid can save lives.
- 20-24 September
Headache and Migraine Week
Aims to raise awareness and educate Australians about headaches and migraines.
- 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.
You could combine this with a workplace fitness challenge to encourage some healthy competition as well.
- 29 September
World Heart Day
The world’s, and the World Heart Federation’s, biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease.
It’s the perfect time to consider on-site heart checks for your workplace.