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Celebrating National Autism Awareness Month

Celebrating National Autism Awareness Month

Learn more about autism in honor of Autism Awareness Month. April is Autism Awareness Month.  When the Autism Society first launched Autism Awareness Month nearly a quarter century ago, it was with the goal of promoting awareness, inclusion, and self-determination for all.  Additionally, the Society looked to provide those diagnosed with autism the opportunity to

Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s Get Involved This National Donate Life Month

Let’s all do our part this National Donate Life Month. National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America in 2003.  Celebrated every April, this month features numerous local, regional, and national activities to encourage Americans to register as an organ donor.  Inspired by Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s

Stay Calm; It’s National Stress Awareness Month

Stay Calm; It’s National Stress Awareness Month

Let’s manage our stress this month. April is National Stress Awareness Month, a month-long campaign that asks us to recognize the damaging effects of stress on our mental, emotional, and physical health.  In honor of this National Stress Awareness Month, we should all make an effort to keep our stress under control.  Here are some

Let’s Learn More This World Health Day

Let’s Learn More This World Health Day

Let’s get educated this World Health Day. World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on April 7th.  This day is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the theme for this year’s World Health Day is “Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere.”  In honor of this World Health Day, let’s

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Observe Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Let’s learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. This year, the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month is “Embrace Your Voice.”  This theme asks us to consider how our words shape the world around us and asks how individuals and communities can use their voices to make an impact and become

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s Avoid These Bad Health Habits

Let’s all try to break our bad health habits this month. We all have bad habits, however there are certain habits that are particularly detrimental to our health.  Here are some of the worst health habits that we should try to avoid. Smoking For those of us that smoke, we are putting ourselves at risk

Sweet Dreams! Get a Better Sleep this National Sleep Awareness Week

Sweet Dreams! Get a Better Sleep this National Sleep Awareness Week

Let’s improve our sleep schedules this National Sleep Awareness Week. Today marks the final day of National Sleep Awareness Week.  While this week might be almost over, it’s still a great time to work on improving the quantity and quality of our sleep.  Here are some of the things we can do to get a