National Fire Prevention Month

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Every year the month of October is recognized as National Fire Prevention Month. The purpose of this month is to increase the awareness of home fire prevention. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, local fire departments responded to an estimated 1.4 million fires in 2020. Along with this, the property damage that resulted from…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Every year the month of October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to increase the awareness of breast cancer. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. In addition to this, breast cancer is the most common form of…

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the National Research Center on Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men are affected by domestic violence. Unfortunately, this means that this is a common problem for many people. Additionally, it is estimated that annually 20 million people…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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The month of September is recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, ovarian cancer is rare since only 1.3% of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Yet, it is the number one cause of cancer-related death among women. Additionally, in 2021 it is estimated that 21,410 women will be…

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Suicide Prevention Month

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September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death among people between the ages 10-34. In addition to this, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Along with this, the National Alliance on Mental Illness reports…

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