National Health Observances in the United States for January 2014

Here are our National Health Observances (#nho), in the United States, for January 2014.  Please help spread awareness about them to others!

MONTHS:

Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Cervical Cancer Coalition
PO Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
(800) 685-5531
(919) 361-8425
http://www.nccc-online.org
Materials available
Contact: Kelly Ping
nccc@ashastd.org

National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Network
14781 Memorial Drive, #1561
Houston, TX 77079
http://www.nbdpn.org
Materials available
Contact: NBDPN Education and Outreach Committee
nbdpn@nbdpn.org

National Glaucoma Awareness Month
Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(312) 363-6001
(312) 363-6052 Fax
http://www.preventblindness.org
Materials available
Contact: PBA Vision Health Resource Center
info@preventblindness.org

National Radon Action Month
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Mail Code 6609J
Washington, DC 20460
(202) 343-9051
(202) 343-2394 Fax
http://www.epa.gov/radon/nram
Materials available
Contact: Lou Witt

National Stalking Awareness Month
National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 467-8700
(202) 467-8701 Fax
src@ncvc.org
http://www.stalkingawarenessmonth.org
Materials available

National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
The Johnny O Foundation
P. O. Box 15211
Scottsdale, AZ 85267
(602) 820-7655
(480) 427-4987 Fax
http://www.thejohnnyo.org
Materials available
Contact: Melanie Davis
info@thejohnnyo.org

Thyroid Awareness Month
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 353-7878
(904) 404-4207 Fax 
http://www.thyroidawareness.com
Materials available
Contact: Amy Johonson
ajohnson@aace.com

WEEKS:

National Folic Acid Awareness Week
(January 6-12, 2014)
National Council on Folic Acid
c/o Spina Bifida Association
4590 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007
(800) 621-3141 x13
(202) 618-4753
(202) 944-3295 Fax
http://www.folicacidinfo.org
Materials available
Contact: National Resource Center
ncfa@sbaa.org

National Drug Facts Week
(January 27-February 2, 2014)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
(301) 443-1124
http://www.drugfactsweek.drugabuse.gov
Materials available
Contact: Brian Marquis, NIDA Public Liaison Officer
drugfacts@nida.nih.gov

Source: 2014 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

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