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National Drug Abuse and Alcohol Facts Week

Date: January 22-28, 2018
Description: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® was launched in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). The week seeks to link students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends.

National School Counseling Week

Date: February 5-9, 2018
Description:  National School Counseling Week, sponsored by ASCA, highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.
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National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month

Description:National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month recognizes the successes of school-based health centers (SBHCs) and raises awareness about how SBHCs are revolutionizing the way children and adolescents access health care services.
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Time to Thrive

Date: February 16-18, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
Description: Annual national conference that promotes the safety and well-being of LGBTQ youth.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: March 10, 2018
Description: National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is an annual observance that sheds light on the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and girls.
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Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting

Date: March 14-17, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA
Description: The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) is a multidisciplinary organization committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and well-being of adolescents and young adults through advocacy, clinical care, health promotion, professional development and research.
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Global Teen Health Week

Date: March 18-24, 2018
Description: Teen Health Week is a global initiative to raise awareness of the unique health issues facing teens all over the world.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Awareness Month

Description: STD Awareness Month is an annual observance to call attention to the impact of STDs and to promote STD testing across the country, especially among adolescents and young adults who account for nearly half of all STD cases.
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National Prescription Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Date: April 2-5, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals from local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, state and national leaders, and advocates impacted by Rx drug abuse and heroin use.

National Healthy Schools Day

Date: April 3, 2018
Description: National Healthy Schools Day promote the use of health guidelines and programs for schools to improve children’s health.
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National Public Health Week

Date: April 2-8, 2018
Description: National Public Health Week, championed by the American Public Health Association (APHA), is an annual observance to recognize important contributions of public health. Each year, APHA develops a national campaign to educate the public, policymakers, and practitioners about public health issues.
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National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: April 10, 2018
Description: National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a nationwide effort led by Advocates for Youth to acknowledge and address the needs of young people in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Youth across the nation will encourage their peers to get tested and fight the stigma around HIV.
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National Prevention Week (SAHMSA)

Date: May 13-19, 2018
Description: National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Description: National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (NTPPM) seeks to involve communities in supporting effective teen pregnancy prevention initiatives and promoting sexual health information and services.

School-Based Health Care Convention

Date: June 24-27, 2018
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Description: The School-based Health Alliance’s School-Based Health Care Convention is held annually and seeks to provide the school-based health care community with high quality continuing education and national networking opportunities.
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National HIV Testing Day

Date:  June 27, 2018
Description: National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to promote HIV testing. It is an important time for everyone to get involved. Take the Test, Take Control.
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National Prevention Network Conference

Date: August 28-30, 2018
Location:  Boston, MA
Description: The National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference hosts federal, state and local professionals from the substance abuse prevention field and related disciplines. The purpose of NPN Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance use prevention field.

International Youth Day

Date: August 12, 2018
Description: International Youth Day is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.

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National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Description: National Bullying Prevention Month is recognized in communities across the United States, with hundreds of schools and organizations signing on as partners.

National Substance Use Prevention Month

Description: An observance to highlight the vital role of substance abuse prevention in both individual and community health and to remember those who have lost their lives to substance abuse.

World Teacher Day

Date: October 5, 2018
Description: The School-based Health Alliance’s School-Based Health Care Convention is held annually and seeks to provide the school-based health care community with high quality continuing education and national networking opportunities.

National Health Education Week

Date: October 15-19, 2018
Description: This celebration seeks to bring national attention to the importance of health education in promoting the public’s health.
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American Education Week

Date: November 12-16, 2018
Description: American Education Week celebrates public education and honors individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education.
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National Parent Involvement Day

Date: November 15, 2018
Description: National Parent Involvement Day is a call to action for parents to be an active part of their children’s education and a day to recognize the service of dedicated school volunteers.
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World AIDS Day

Date: December 1, 2018
Description: World AIDS Day (WAD) is one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.
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  •  Asthma
  •  DASH Exhibit
  •  HIV & Other STDs
  •  Nutrition
  •  Physical Activity
  •  Professional Development
  •  School Health
  •  Tobacco