Tuesday, May 3, 2011

May is Awareness Month for ...


May
1 - 31
Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis Foundation
1330 West Peachtree Street, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30309
(800) 283-7800
(404) 872-0457 Fax
help@arthritis.org
www.arthritis.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Carol Galbreath
1 - 31
Better Hearing and Speech Month

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard, Mailstop 215
Rockville, MD 20850
(800) 498-2071
(301) 296-5700
(301) 296-8586 Fax
bhsm@asha.org
www.asha.org/bhsm/  External Link
Materials available
Contact: None designated
1 - 31
Employee Health and Fitness Month

National Association for Health and Fitness
65 Niagara Square, Room 607
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 583-0521
(716) 851-4052
(716) 851-4309 Fax
wellness@city-buffalo.org
physicalfitness.org/nehf.html  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Philip Haberstro
1 - 31
Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
9 Memorial Drive, Building 9, Room B1E04
Bethesda, MD 20892-0900
(301) 496-5248
(301) 402-1065 Fax
www.healthyvision2010.nei.nih.gov/hvm
Materials available
Contact: Linda Huss
1 - 31
Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis Foundation International
504 Blick Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904-2901
(800) 891-0707
(301) 622-4200
(301) 622-4702 Fax
info@hepatitisfoundation.org
www.hepatitisfoundation.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Thelma King Thiel
1 - 31
Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
2000 L Street NW, Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036
(888) 385-8787
(202) 349-1156 Fax
info@lupus.org
www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/lupus-awaren
ess-month.html 
  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Duane Peters
1 - 31
Mediterranean Diet Month

Oldways and the Mediterranean Foods Alliance
266 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 421-5500
(617) 421-5511 Fax
eross@oldwayspt.org
www.mediterraneanmark.org/Resources.htm  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Erika Ross
1 - 31
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 462-DERM (462-3376)
(847) 330-0230
(847) 330-8907 Fax
mediarelations@aad.org
www.melanomamonday.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Kara McFarland
1 - 31
Mental Health Month

Mental Health America
2000 North Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) 969-6642
(703) 684-5968 Fax
rbridge@mentalhealthamerica.net 
www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/may  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Raymond Bridge
1 - 31
National Celiac Disease Awareness Month 

American Celiac Disease Alliance
2504 Duxbury Place
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 622-3331 
info@americanceliac.org
www.capwiz.com/celiac/home  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Andrea Levario
1 - 31
National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(301) 592-8563 Fax
nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/press/mayhbpmo.htm
Materials available
Contact: Information Specialist
1 - 31
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month

National Osteoporosis Foundation
1150 17th Street NW, Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 231-4222
(202) 223-2226
(202) 223-2237 Fax
communications@nof.org
www.nof.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Jill Ryan
1 - 31
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month 

President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
1101 Wootton Parkway, #560
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 276-9567
(240) 276-9860 Fax
fitness@hhs.gov
www.fitness.gov
Materials available
Contact: None designated
1 - 31
National Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month 

National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation
P.O. Box 29194
Las Vegas, NV 89126
Angel@ntef-usa.org
www.ntef-usa.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Angel De Fazio
1 - 31
Older Americans Month

U.S. Administration on Aging
1 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 619-0724
(202) 357-3555 
aoainfo@aoa.gov
www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Press_Room/Observanc
es/2011/Older_Americans.aspx

Materials available
Contact: Carol Crecy
1 - 31
Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: PBA Consumer and Patient Hotline
1 - 7
Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
9605 Medical Center Drive, Suite 280
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 403-1901
(240) 403-1909 Fax
ffcmh@ffcmh.org
www.ffcmh.org/2011/02/3762/  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Sandra A. Spencer
1 - 7
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week 

American Society of Safety Engineers
ASSE Public Relations Department
1800 East Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018-2187
(847) 699-2929
(847) 768-3413
(847) 296-3769 Fax
dhurns@asse.org
www.asse.org/newsroom/naosh09/events.php  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Diane Hurns or Joanna Climer
2
Melanoma Monday

American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 462-DERM (462-3376)
(847) 330-0230
(847) 330-8907 Fax
mediarelations@aad.org
www.aad.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Kara McFarland
7
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day

CdLS-USA Foundation
302 West Main Street, #100
Avon, CT 06001
(800) 753-2357
(800) 223-8355
(860) 676-8166
(860) 676-8337 Fax
outreach@cdlsusa.org
www.cdlsusa.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Marie Malloy
8 - 14
Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
11781 Lee Jackson Highway, Suite 160
Fairfax, VA 22033
(800) 929-4040
(703) 691-3179
(703) 691-2713 Fax
jroeder@foodallergy.org 
www.foodallergy.org/section/food-allergy
-awareness-week1
  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Jennifer Roeder
8 - 14
National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week

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
president@ncadd.org
www.ncadd.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: President
8 - 14
National Women's Health Week

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 205-1952
(202) 690-7172 Fax
www.womenshealth.gov/whw
Materials available
Contact: Retta Terry
9 - 15
National Stuttering Awareness Week

Stuttering Foundation of America
1805 Meriah Woods Boulevard, #3
P.O. Box 11749
Memphis, TN 38111-0749
(800) 992-9392
(800) 967-7700
(901) 761-0484 Fax
info@stutteringhelp.org 
www.stutteringhelp.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Jane Fraser
9
National Women's Check-up Day

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712 E
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 205-1952
(202) 690-7172 Fax
www.womenshealth.gov/whw
Materials available
Contact: Retta Terry
18
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Division of AIDS
Vaccine Research Program
6700-B Rockledge Drive, Room 4139
Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 435-3732
(301) 402-1505 Fax
niaiddaidsscib@niaid.nih.gov
www.niaid.nih.gov/news/events/hvad/Pages
/default.aspx

Materials available
Contact: NIAID SCIB
19
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Banyan Tree Project
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center
730 Polk Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 292-3420
(415) 292-3404 Fax
sapna@apiwellness.org
www.banyantreeproject.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Sapna Mysoor
19
World Hepatitis Day

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable

rhessmiller@nvhr.org
www.nvhr.org  External Link
Materials available
Contact: None designated
22 - 28
National Hurricane Awareness Week

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service
Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services
1325 East West Highway, Room 9462
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 713-1677 x124 
deborah.jones@noaa.gov
www.nhc.noaa.gov
Materials available
Contact: Deborah Jones
23 - 29
Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week

Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F-22
Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
(770) 488-7787
(770) 488-7761 Fax
mhlavsa@cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/healthywater/swimming/rwi/rw
i-prevention-week/

Materials available
Contact: Michele Hlavsa
25
National Senior Health & Fitness Day®

Mature Market Resource Center
1850 West Winchester Road, #213
Libertyville, IL 60048
(800) 828-8225 
info@fitnessday.com
www.fitnessday.com  External Link
Materials available
Contact: Gary W. Ford
27
Heat Safety Awareness Day

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 
jannie.g.ferrell@noaa.gov
www.weather.gov/om/heat/index.shtml
Materials available
Contact: Jannie G. Ferrell
31
World No Tobacco Day

Pan American Health Organization
WHO Regional Office for the Americas
525 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-2895
(202) 974-3890 
www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/en  External Link
Materials available
Contact: None designated

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