Health and Wellbeing

january

January 2021

Start 2021 the best way possible with Dry January – the UK's one-month alcohol-free challenge. Get your fun back. Get your energy back. Get your calm back.

Get your YOU back.

March

10th March

No Smoking Day

If you smoke, quitting is the single most important step you can take to protect the health of your heart.

May

4th - 10th May

4 – 10th May 2020 – ‘acquired deafness’

#DAW2020

 

Deaf Awareness Week is a unique campaign in that so many different organisations participate, each able to promote their own work within the broad spectrum of deafness.

July

July

Every July, Samaritans branches across the UK and Ireland hold local events to talk about the services they offer in their communities.

Whether it’s a coffee morning or bake sale, Talk to Us is one of the ways we raise awareness that we’re here – for anyone who needs someone to listen, 24/7, without judgement or pressure.

september

September

September is Urology Awareness Month. Organised by The Urology Foundation, this month aims to raise awareness of urological disease as well as raise money so we can fund vital research and training into these diseases.

November

11- 17th November

Alcohol Awareness Week is a week of awareness-raising, campaigning for change, and more. This year's Alcohol Awareness Week takes place from 15-21 November 2021 on the theme of Alcohol and relationships.

february

4th February

This year's World Cancer Day's theme, 'I Am and I Will', is all about you and your commitment to act. We believe that through our positive actions, together we can reach the target of reducing the number of premature deaths from cancer and noncommunicable diseases by one third by 2030.

April

2nd April

National Walk to Work Day – get involved!
Taking simple steps to improve your health could pay dividends years down the line.

Getting involved in National Walk to Work Day could help put you on the right track to a healthier you.

June

14th-20th June

Everyone’s experience of diabetes is different, but we’re united by a common goal – building a better future.

August

5th August

Cycle to Work Day is for absolutely everyone. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t cycled in years or have never cycled at all. This is just about giving it a go.

All the cycling action will be happening in our free Love to Ride online community

October

October

Every October, people all over the world show their support for people affected by breast cancer. Our work’s always important, but October is when we get to really shout about it.

For months, the coronavirus put many areas of breast cancer on pause. Now more than ever, we need people, communities and businesses across the UK to help us press play on breast cancer research and care.

December

3rd December

UNESCO will mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a week-long programme from 25 November to 3 December 2020 under the theme: "Building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 world by, for and with persons with disabilities".