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9.18.2017

Healthy resource roundup, September 2017

There are a number of important health observances happening this month. We have compiled a variety of resources so that you have quick, easy access to tips and information to help you get healthier. We’re also including helpful information for any organizations who want to promote these health observances to their employees!

September Health Observances

Fruits & Veggies More Matters Month

For organizations: From Healthfinder.gov, click here to access a toolkit with tips and other resources.

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

For organizations: From Healthfinder.gov, click here to access a toolkit with tips and other resources.

National Drug Addiction and Recovery Month

For organizations: From SAMHSA, here’s a toolkit to help you promote National Recovery Month to your employees.

National Cholesterol Education Month

For organizations: Click here for access to educational materials about cholesterol from the CDC.

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

For organizations: From ZERO: The End of Prostate Cancer, check out their resource library that includes educational webinars, videos, and more.

Friday, September 29 is World Heart Day.

For organizations: Click here to access a tool kit from the American Heart Association containing materials to help promote heart health every day.

More from the Health Advocate blog

Tuesday, September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. And yes, we’ve got a blog post for that… Healthy Tips for Pirates and Landlubbers

Thursday, September 21 is World Gratitude Day. Learn how to make time for gratitude.

Friday, September 22 is Dear Diary Day. Check out all the benefits of journaling.

Monday, September 25 is Better Breakfast Day.  Try one of these easy, healthy, make-ahead breakfast ideas.

Thursday, September 28 is Good Neighbor Day. It’s a great day to do a random act of kindness for one of your neighbors!