Health & Wellbeing Awareness Calendar

November

November 6th

National Stress Awareness Day

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.

Stress - How to cope >

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.

November 14th

World Diabetes Day

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.

How to get involved >

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

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.

Get help & support >

November 17th

World COPD Day

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.

BLF - What we do >

British Lung Foundation is the only UK charity looking after the nation's lungs and researching COPD to find new treatments and cures.

October

October 1st - 31st

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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.

NHS Info >

Cancer Research UK - helping to raise awareness through research. Find out more >

October 1st - 31st

National Cholesterol Month

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.

Heart.org.uk >

To get involved and make a difference, Find out more >

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