November Health Month Observances

November Health Month Observances

November 1 – 30: American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Association
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) DIABETES (342-2383)
(703) 549-1500
(703) 549-6995 Fax
[email protected]
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/american-diabetes-month.html
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 – 30: Bladder Health Month

Urology Care Foundation
1000 Corporate Blvd.
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 689-3700
(800) 828-7866
(410) 689-3998 Fax
[email protected]
www.urologyhealth.org/media-center/bladder-health-month
Contact: Jessica Bateman

November 1 – 30: COPD Awareness Month

American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) LUNGUSA
(800) 548-8252
[email protected]
www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/copd/
Materials available
Contact: Gregg Tubbs

November 1 – 30: Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 561-8534
[email protected]
aao.org/eyesmart
Materials available
Contact: Beatrice Shelton

November 1 – 30: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

American Lung Association’s National Office
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) 548-8252
(800) LUNGUSA
[email protected]
www.lung.org
Materials available
Contact: Caroline H. Fuchs

November 1 – 30: National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, 17th Floor Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
(800) 272-3900
(312) 335-4078
(866) 699-1246 Fax
[email protected]
www.alz.org/co/in_my_community_alzheimers_awareness_month.asp
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 – 30: National Family Caregivers Month

Caregiver Action Network
1130 Connecticut Ave, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 454-3970
[email protected]
www.caregiveraction.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 – 30: National Healthy Skin Month

American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 503-SKIN (503-7546)
(847) 240-1859 Fax
[email protected]
www.aad.org
Materials available
Contact: None designated

November 1 – 30: National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 646-6460
(703) 837-1500
(703) 837-1233 Fax
[email protected]
www.nhpco.org/hospice-month
Materials available
Contact: Jon Radulovic

November 1 – 30: Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

No Stomach For Cancer
P.O. Box 46070
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 692-5141
[email protected]
www.nostomachforcancer.org/get-involved/stomach-cancer-awareness-month
Materials available
Contact: Jonathan Florin

 

November 9: National Diabetes Heart Connection Day

Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
700 5th St NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(301) 801-9847
[email protected]
www.diabetesheartconnection.org
Contact: Jennifer Burke

November 12 – 18: U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-CDC-INFO
[email protected]
www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/week/index.html
Materials available
Contact: Austyn Dukes

November 15: Great American Smokeout

American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/greatamericansmokeout/
Materials available
Contact: National Office

November 17 – 23: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
PO Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 964-1799
[email protected]
aboutgerd.org
Materials available
Contact: Ceciel Rooker

November 23: International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(888) 333-AFSP (2377)
(212) 363-3500
(212) 363-6237 Fax
[email protected]
afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/survivor-day/
Materials available
Contact: Loss & Healing Department

November 28: National Family Health History Day

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Secretary
Office of the Surgeon General
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
(877) 696-6775
[email protected]
www.hhs.gov/familyhistory/
Materials available
Contact: Mary Beth Bigley

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