Awareness Days and what each one is


Each year there are different awareness days for each month and some are important and these are them:

Valentines Day –  This is a day when couples get cards and gifts for each other






Easter –          This is a time when people sometimes fast for Lent, have hot cross buns, eggs






National Bullying prevention month –     This is where people try and stop people from getting bullied







World Dyslexia Awareness Day – A day to be aware of people who have dyslexia which means they can have trouble with spelling and other things .









Dyspraxia Awareness Day – a day to be aware of people who have dyspraxia and affects their fine motor skills.






World Mental Health Day – a day to be aware that people may have different mental health problems .











Halloween – a night when children dress up in costumes and go out trick or treating and get sweets off people at the door














Movember – a month where men shave their moustaches  to raise money

Bonfire Night – a night for people to celebrate with fireworks, toffee apples, and sparklers etc.














International day of people with disabilities –  promoting rights and well-being of people with disabilities.

Christmas – a time for people to celebrate with families, presents and TV.

New Year’s Eve – a night to celebrate the end of a year and the start of a new year.

St George’s Day – A day celebrated with parades, dancing and other activities.  St George was born sometime around the year 280 in what is now Turkey. He was a soldier and rose up through the ranks of the Roman army, eventually becoming a personal guard to the Emperor Diocletian. He was executed for being a Christian on April 23, 303, and is buried in the town of Lod in Israel.

St George is most widely known for slaying a dragon.

St George’s Day was once celebrated as widely as Christmas. But the celebrations waned by the end of the 18th century after England had united with Scotland on May 1, 1707. In recent times, there has been a push, involving campaigns and petitions, to make the day a public holiday in England.

St George is the patron saint of a number of other places, such as Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Portugal and Russia.

Parkinson’s Awareness Month- This occurs in April and it makes people aware of the disease that is Parkinson’s.

Stress Awareness Month- raises awareness of causes and cures for this epidemic. Health care professionals and health promotion experts will join forces to increase public awareness about causes and cures for this epidemic.

International Nurses Day- celebrates contribution nurses make to societies around the world.




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