National Awareness SEL/MH Calendar

January

Mental Wellness Month
National Mentoring Month 

Week

No Name Calling Week (Jan. 11-21)

Day

Global Family Day (Jan. 1)

Human Trafficking Awareness Day (Jan. 11)

February

International Boost Self-Esteem Month 

National Cancer Prevention Month 

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Week

National School Counseling Week (Feb. 7-11)

Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 14-20)

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 21-Feb. 27)

Day

World Cancer Day (Feb. 4)

Safer Internet Day (Feb. 9)

National Make a Friend Day (Feb. 11)

National Random Act of Kindness Day (Feb. 17)

March

Self Harm Awareness Month

American National Nutrition Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month 

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Week

National Careers Week (Mar. 7-12)

Sleep Awareness Week (Mar. 13-19)

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (Mar. 21-27)

World Autism Awareness Week (Mar. 29-Apr. 3)

Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day (Mar. 1)

Zero Discrimination Day (Mar. 1)

International Women’s Day (Mar. 8)

World Sleep Day (Mar. 18)

World Down Syndrome Day (Mar. 21)

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Mar. 21)

World Bipolar Day (Mar. 30)

April

National Autism Awareness Month
Stress Awareness Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
National Counseling Awareness Month
World Autism Day (Apr. 2)
World Health Day (Apr. 7)
National Stress Awareness day (Apr. 18)

May

Mental Health Month
National Mental Health Counseling Week (May 6-12)
World Mental Health Day (May 6)
National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (May 9)

September

National Suicide Prevention Month
National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept 6-12)
World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept 10)

October

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month
Bullying Prevention Month
ADHD Awareness Month
National Depression Screening Day (Oct. 8)
National Stop Bullying Day (Oct. 14)

November

Anti-Bullying Awareness Week
Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week (Nov. 14-23)
World Kindness Day (Nov. 13)

December

National Stress-Free Family Holiday Month
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec. 3)

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