Health & Wellbeing Awareness Calendar
National Stress Awareness Day
We all know that being under pressure is a normal part of life. So, we know what it's like to feel stressed. However, becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health and wellbeing problems or make existing problems worse.
National Stress Awareness Day is a great opportunity to take a moment to think about our wellbeing and find advice or support on managing stress. Here are some suggestions for how you can join the conversation about stress.
If you are struggling to cope with life pressures, you might be stressed. Visit the weblink below, If you would like more advice or information. Useful information can be found that explains the common symptoms and causes of stress. It also looks at some of the ways you can try to reduce stress.
World Diabetes Day
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is led by the International Diabetes Federation. The federation unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy. The campaign aims to reflect the realities of dealing with Diabetes as a chronic condition.
1 in 10 adults are now living with diabetes. So, spread the word about diabetes in November!
November 15th - 21st
Alcohol Awareness Week
Alcohol Awareness Week is a chance for the UK to get thinking about drinking. It's a week of awareness-raising and campaigning for change.
World COPD Day
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of lung conditions that make it difficult to breathe because your airways have been narrowed. Life with COPD can be difficult. Everyday tasks can become a challenge. It is a progressive condition, which means there is no cure.
British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity looking after the nation's lungs and researching COPD to find new treatments and cures.
October 1st - 31st
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Every October, people all over the world show their support for everyone affected by breast cancer. Breast cancer charities every October raise awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
No matter who you are, whatever your experience with breast cancer, Jessamy Platinum Homecare is always with you.
Cancer Research UK - helping to raise awareness through research. Find out more >
October 1st - 31st
National Cholesterol Month
Heart UK - is the only charity in the UK dedicated to saving lives by helping people to avoid heart attacks or strokes caused by high cholesterol. We need cholesterol in our blood to stay healthy, it is when it gets too high that it is a problem.
To get involved and make a difference, Find out more >