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April 2014 is.

MONTH

Alcohol Awareness Month
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
244 East 58th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(800) NCA-CALL (622-2255) (24-hour helpline)
(212) 269-7797
(212) 269-7510 Fax
www.ncadd.org  

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
700 W.Virginia Street, #201
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(888) 964-2001
(414) 964-1799
(414) 964-7176 Fax
www.aboutibs.org/site/about-ibs/april-ibs-awareness-month  

National Autism Awareness Month
The Autism Society
4340 East West Highway, Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20814-3067
(800) 3–AUTISM (328-8476)
(301) 657-0881
(301) 657-0869 Fax
www.autism-society.org/about-us/national-autism-awareness-month/  
 

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Children’s Bureau
ACYF, HHS
1250 Maryland Avenue SW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20024

(800) 394-3366
www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth

 National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
National Safety Council
1121 Springlake Drive

Itasca, IL 60143

(630) 775-2184
 http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/Distracted_Driving/Pages/DDAM.aspx

 

National Donate Life Month
Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Parklawn Building, Room 12C-05
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
(888) 275-4772
(703) 821-2098 Fax
www.organdonor.gov/get_involved/donatelifemonth.htm

 

National Facial Protection Month
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Association of Orthodontists
9700 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 678-6200
www.aaoms.org  

 

National Minority Health Awareness Month
Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 37337
Washington, DC 20013-7337
(800) 444-6472
(240) 453-2883 Fax
www.omhrc.gov

 

 National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
National Sarcoidosis Society
National Sarcoidosis Foundation
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
2525 South Michigan Avenue, Lower Area - Media Area
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-6626
(312) 567-6144 Fax
www.nationalsarcoidosisfriends.org  

 

Occupational Therapy Month
American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 652-6611
(800) 377-8555 TDD
(301) 652-7258 Fax
www.promoteot.org  

 

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
2000 L Street NW, Suite 406
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 656-4673
www.rainn.org  

 

Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
(415) 447-0213
(415) 561-8533 Fax 
www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/injuries/index.cfm  

 

STI Awareness Month
American Social Health
P. O. Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3827
(919) 361-8400
(919) 361-8425 Fax
www.ashastd.org/stiawarenessmonth.cfm

 

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(847) 843-8458 Fax
www.preventblindness.org  

 

 

Also:

 

Amateur Radio Month

Cancer Control Month

Car Care Month

Cesarean Awareness Month

Defeat Diabetes Month

Emotional Overeating Awareness Month

Financial Literacy Month

Global Child Nutrition Month

Home Improvement Time (April – September)

International Customer Loyalty Month

Keep America Beautiful Month

Month of the Military Child

National Garden Month

National Kite Month

National Multiple Birth Awareness Month

National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

National Safe Digging (Call Diggers Hotline First)

National Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) Month

National Youth Sports Safety Month

Pharmacists War on Diabetes Month

Pet First Aid Month

Physical Wellness Month

Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

Rosacea Awareness Month

Soy Foods Month

Stress Awareness Month

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Workplace Conflict Awareness Month

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK

April 7th – 13th

National Public Health Week

American Public Health Association
800 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-2428
(202) 777-2534 Fax
www.nphw.org

 April 20th – 26th

National Infertility Awareness Week

 RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500

McLean, VA 22102

(703) 556-7172

(703) 506-3266 Fax

www.resolve.org

 April 21st – 25th

Every Kid Healthy™ Week

Action for Healthy Kids®
600 West Van Buren Street, Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60607
800-416-5136
www.actionforhealthykids.org


April 23rd – 30th

World Immunization Week
World Health Organization

525 Twenty-third Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 974-3000
(202) 974-3663 Fax

www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/immunization_week/en/index.html

 

April 26th – May 3rd

National Infant Immunization Week
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E-05
Atlanta, GA 30333
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)
(404) 639-8200
(404) 639-8905 Fax

 

April 28th - May 2nd

Air Quality Awareness Week

 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services
1325 East West Highway, Room 13160
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-1867 x135

 

 

 

 

Also:

 

Medication Safety Week

1st – 7th

 

Testicular Cancer Awareness Week

1st – 7th

 

Money Smart Week

5th – 12th

 

National Animal Control Appreciation Week

6th – 12th

 

National Window Safety Week

6th – 12th

 

National Volunteer Week

6th – 13th

 

National Youth Violence Prevention Week

7th – 11th

 

Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week

13th – 19th

 

National Environmental Education Week

13th – 19th

 

National Library Week

13th – 19th

 

National Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) Week

13th – 19th

 

National Crime Victims Rights Week

13th – 22nd  

 

Health Information Privacy and Security Week

14th – 19th  

 

Consumer Awareness Week

18th – 23rd

 

Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives In The Line of Duty Week

18th – 23rd

 

National Occupational Health Nursing Week

18th – 25th

National Park Week

19th – 27th

 

Administrative Professionals Week

20th – 26th

 

Fibroid Awareness Week

20th – 26th

 

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

20th – 26th

 

National Playground Safety Week

21st – 25th

 

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

21st – 25th

 

Safe Kids Week

21st – 26th

 

National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

21st - 27th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY

April 1st  

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

123 North Enola Drive

Enola, PA 17025

(877) 739-3895
(717) 909-0710 Fax
www.nsvrc.org/saam/current-campaign/day-of-action

 

April 7th
World Health Day

Pan American Health Organization
WHO Regional Office for the Americas
525 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-2895
(202) 974-3000
(202) 974-3663 Fax

 

April 10th  

National Alcohol Screening Day

Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
One Washington Street, Suite 304
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
(781) 239-0071
(781) 431-7447 Fax
www.mentalhealthscreening.org/events/national-alcohol-screening-day.aspx  

 

April 10th

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Advocates for Youth
2000 M Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 419-3420
(202) 419-1448
www.youthaidsday.org

 

April 24th
World Meningitis Day

Confederation of Meningitis Organization
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
P.O. Box 855
West Perth
AUSTRALIA, 6872
+61 894897791
+ 61 894897705 Fax
www.comoonline.org  

 

Also:

 

US Air Force Academy Day

1st

 

April Fool’s Day

1st

 

International Children’s Book Day

2nd

 

National Day of Hope

2nd 

 

National Walking Day

2nd

 

Reconciliation Day

2nd

 

World Autism Day

2nd

 

Whole Grain Sampling Day

2nd

 

Hospital Admitting Clerks Day

4th

 

National D.A.R.E. Day

4th

 

National Walk To Work Day

4th

 

Vitamin C Day

4th

 

Army Day

6th

 

Drowsy Driver Awareness Day

6th

 

No House Work Day

7th

 

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

9th

 

National Sibling Day

10th

 

Salvation Army Founders Day

10th

 

National Pet Day

11th

 

World Parkinson’s Disease Day

11th

 

National Library Workers Day

15th

 

National Stress Awareness Day

16th

 

Adult Autism Day

18th

 

Husband Appreciation Day

19th

 

Oklahoma City Bombing Commemoration Day

19th

 

Easter

20th

 

Earth Day

22nd

 

“In God We Trust” Day (coins)

22nd

 

National Teach Your Children To Save Day

22nd  

 

Administrative Professionals Day or Secretary’s Day

23rd

 

Hairstylists Appreciation Day

25th

 

Hug a Plumber or Plumbers Day

25th

 

Malaria Awareness Day

25th

 

World Veterinary Day

26th

 

Mother, Father Deaf Day

27th

 

Workers Memorial Day

28th

 

National Honesty Day

30th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    
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