September 2014


September 1-30
Baby Safety Month

jpma@jpma.org
www.babysafetymonth.org
Contact: JPMA


September 1-30
Cholesterol Education Month (National)

Contact: Health Information Center, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
301.592.8573
nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
www.nhlbi.nih.gov


September 1-30
Craniofacial Acceptance Month

Children's Craniofacial Association
800.535.3643
areeves@ccakids.com
www.ccakids.org
Contact: Annie Reeves


September 1-30
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Foundation for Women's Cancer
312.578.1439
info@foundationforwomenscancer.org
www.wcn.org
Contact: Marsha Wilson


September 1-30
Healthy Aging Month

Contact: Information Specialist, Healthy Aging
610.793.0979
info@healthyaging.net
www.healthyaging.net


September 1-30
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month

800.955.4572
infocenter@lls.org
www.lls.org
Contact: Information Resource Center, LLS


September 1-30
Pain Awareness Month

Contact: Penney Cowan, ACPA
800.533.3231
acpa@theacpa.org
theacpa.org/Pain-Awareness


September 1-30
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

303.999.2574
renee.savickas@prostateconditions.org
www.prostateconditions.org
Contact: Renee Savickas, Prostate Conditions Education Council


September 1-30
Prostate Health Awareness Month

800.828.7866
info@urologycarefoundation.org
www.urologyhealth.org
Contact: Urology Care Foundation


September 1-30
Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month

800.233.7393
nrsf@reyessyndrome.org
www.reyessyndrome.org
Contact: National Reye's Syndrome Foundation


September 1-30
Sports Eye Safety Month

800.331.2020
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org
Contact: Prevent Blindness America


September 1-30
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

877.588.7904
thyca@thyca.org
www.thyca.org
Contact: Publications Department, ThyCa


September 7-13
Suicide Prevention Week (National)

202.237.2280
info@suicidology.org
www.suicidology.org
Contact: Justin Ferrese, American Association of Suicidology


September 7
Grandparents Day (National)

619.585.8259
djm@grandparents-day.com
www.grandparents-day.com
Contact: National Grandparents Council


September 8-14
Environmental Services and Housekeeping Week

Contact: AHE
312.422.3860
ahe@aha.org
www.ahe.org


September 14-18
Nephrology Nurses Week

888.600.2662
anna@ajj.com
www.annanurse.org
Contact: ANNA


September 10
Youth Suicide Prevention Day (National)

202.237.2280
ajkulp@suicidology.org
www.preventyouthsuicide.org
Contact: Amy Kulp, National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide


September 14-20
Child Passenger Safety Week

202.366.3587
elizabeth.graziosi@dot.gov
www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov
Contact: Elizabeth Graziosi, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


September 14-20
Surgical Technologist Week (National)

Contact: Member Services, Association of Surgical Technologists
800.637.7433, option 3
memserv@ast.org
www.ast.org


September 15
Neonatal Nurses Day

800.451.3795
www.nann.org
Contact: Emily Petraglia, NANN


September 17
School Backpack Awareness Day (National)

301.652.6611
kriley@aota.org
www.aota.org
Contact: Katie Riley, Media Relations, American Occupational Therapy Association


September 20
Seat Check Saturday (National)

888.327.4236
www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov
Contact: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


September 21-27
Farm Safety and Health Week (National)

563.557.0354
halversc@nicc.edu
www.necasag.org
Contact: Charlotte Halverson, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety


September 21-27
Hearing Aid Awareness Week

734.522.7200
interact@ihsinfo.org
www.ihsinfo.org
Contact: Kara Nacarato, International Hearing Society


September 24
Women's Health and Fitness Day (National)

800.828.8225
gford@fitnessday.com
www.fitnessday.com
Contact: Gary Ford, Health Information Resource Center


September 27
Family Health and Fitness Day—USA

800.828.8225
gford@fitnessday.com
www.fitnessday.com
Contact: Gary Ford, Health Information Resource Center


September 28-October 4
Gerontological Nursing Week

800.723.0560
info@ngna.org
www.ngna.org
Contact: Brian Doty, National Gerontological Nursing Association