May
1 - 31
American Stroke Month

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 242-8721
inquires@heart.org
www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3026377  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Program departments or local chapters

1 - 31
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
1233 20th Street NW, Suite 402
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 7-ASTHMA (727-8462)
(202) 466-7643
(202) 466-8940 Fax
info@aafa.org
www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=10&sub=99&cont=457   External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Angel Waldron

1 - 31
Better Sleep Month

Better Sleep Council
501 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 683-8371
(703) 683-4503 Fax
kdillner@sleepproducts.org
www.bettersleep.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Karin Dillner

1 - 31
Clean Air Month

American Lung Association
61 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10006
(800) LUNG-USA (586-4872)
(212) 315-8700
(212) 315-8889 Fax
info@lungusa.org
www.lungusa.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: None designated

1 - 31
Healthy Vision Month

National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 6A32
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-25210
(301) 496-5248
(301) 402-1065 Fax
www.healthyvision2010.nei.nih.gov
Materials available
Contact: Linda Huss

1 - 31
Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis Foundation International
504 Blick Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904-2901
(800) 891-0707
(301) 622-4200
(301) 622-4702 Fax
hfi@comcast.net
www.hepfi.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Thelma King Thiel

1 - 31
Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
2000 L Street NW, Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036
(888) 385-8787
(202) 349-1156 Fax
info@lupus.org
www.lupus.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Duane Peters

1 - 31
Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Foundation
P.O. Box 332
Tolland, CT 06084
(800) 886-5963
(860) 870-0070
(860) 870-0080 Fax
info@lyme.org
www.lyme.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Thomas Forschner

1 - 31
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

American Academy of Dermatology
930 East Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(888) 462-DERM (462-3376)
(847) 330-0230
(847) 330-8907 Fax
mediarelations@aad.org
www.aad.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Jennifer Allyn

1 - 31
Mental Health Month

Mental Health America
P.O. Box 16810
Alexandria, VA 22302-0810
(800) 969-6642
(703) 684-5968 Fax
infoctr@mentalhealthamerica.net
http://www.nmha.org/go/may  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Resource Center

1 - 31
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Month

MCS America

Wailuku, HI 96793
(213) 985- 3096
admin@mcs-america.org
www.mcs-america.org   External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Lourdes Salvador

1 - 31
National Arthritis Month

Arthritis Foundation
1330 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
(800) 283-7800
(404) 872-7100 x 7888
(404) 872-0457 Fax
help@arthritis.org
www.arthritis.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Meera Venkatraman

1 - 31
National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

American Celiac Disease Alliance
2504 Duxbury Place
Alexandria, VA 22308
(703) 622-3331
info@americanceliac.org
americanceliac.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Andrea Levario

1 - 31
National High Blood Pressure Education Month

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(240) 629-3255 TTY
(301) 592-8563 Fax
nhlbiinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov
www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Contact: Information Specialist

1 - 31
National Neurofibromatosis Month

Children's Tumor Foundation
95 Pine Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(800) 323-7938
(212) 747-0004 Fax
info@ctf.org
www.ctf.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Thomas Malone

1 - 31
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

President´s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 738-H
Washington, DC 20201-0004
(202) 690-9000
(202) 690-5211 Fax
russell.king@hhs.gov
www.fitness.gov
Materials available
Contact: Russell King

1 - 31
National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Advocates for Youth
2000 M Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 419-3420
(202) 419-1448 Fax
tom@advocatesforyouth.org
www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications/ntppm.htm  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Tom Klaus

1 - 31
Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
801 Roeder Road, Suite 750
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(800) 225-6872
(301) 562-9890
(301) 562-9870 Fax
info@tsalliance.org
www.tsalliance.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Jaye Isham

1 - 31
Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness America
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 331-2020
(847) 843-8458 Fax
info@preventblindness.org
www.preventblindness.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: PBA Consumer and Patient Hotline

1 - 7
National Physical Education and Sport Week

National Association for Sport and Physical Education
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
(800) 213-7193
(703) 476-3410
(703) 476-8316
naspe@aahperd.org
iweb.aahperd.org/naspe/MayWeek/2008/index.html  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Paula Keyes Kun

4 - 10
Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
9605 Medical Center Drive, Suite 280
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 403-1901 Office
(240) 403-1909 Fax
ffcmh@ffcmh.org
www.ffcmh.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Sandra A. Spencer

4 - 10
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH)

American Society of Safety Engineers
Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ASSE Public Relations Department
1800 East Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018-2187
(847) 699-2929
(847) 296-3769 Fax
dhurns@asse.org
www.asse.org/newsroom/naosh08/  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Diane Hurns

7
National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day

Freedom From Fear
308 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 351-1717
(888) 442-2022 Free anxiety/depression screening
(718) 980-5022 Fax
help@freedomfromfear.org
www.freedomfromfear.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Jeanine Christiana

10
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day

CdLS-USA Foundation
302 West Main Street, #100
Avon, CT 06001
(800) 753-2357
(800) 223-8355
(860) 676-8166
(860) 676-8337 Fax
outreach@cdlsusa.org
www.cdlsusa.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Marie Malloy

11 - 17
Food Allergy Awareness Week

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
11781 Lee Jackson Highway, Suite 160
Fairfax, VA 22033
(800) 929-4040
(703) 691-3179
(703) 691-2713 Fax
jlove@foodallergy.org
www.foodallergy.org/FAAW/index.html  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Jennifer Love

11 - 17
National Alcohol- and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)
244 East 58th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(800) NCA-CALL (622-2255) (24-hour helpline)
(212) 269-7797
(212) 269-7510 Fax
president@ncadd.org
www.ncadd.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: President

11 - 17
National Women's Health Week

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712 E
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 690-7650
(202) 401-4005 Fax
www.womenshealth.gov/whw
Materials available
Contact: None designated

12 - 18
National Stuttering Awareness Week

Stuttering Foundation of America
3100 Walnut Grove Road, Suite 603
P.O. Box 11749
Memphis, TN 38111-0749
(800) 992-9392
(901) 452-3931 Fax
info@stutteringhelp.org
www.stutteringhelp.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Jane Fraser

12 - 16
National Neuropathy Week

The Neuropathy Association
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 942
New York, NY 10165
(888) PN-FACTS (763-2287)
(212) 692-0662
(212) 692-0668 Fax
info@neuropathy.org
www.neuropathy.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: National Headquarters/Local Chapter/Support Group

12
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

National Fibromyalgia Association
2121 South Towne Centre Place, Suite 300
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 921-0150
(714) 921-6920 Fax
aquinn@fmaware.org
www.fmaware.org/site/PageServer?pagename=community_awarenessDay  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: April Quinn

12
National Women's Check-up Day

Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712 E
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 690-7650
(202) 401-4005 Fax
www.womenshealth.gov/whw/about/checkupday.cfm
Materials available
Contact: None designated

13
Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day

Society for Women's Health Research
1025 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 701
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-8224
(202) 833-3472 Fax
info@womenshealthresearch.org
www.womenshealthresearch.org  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Richard Schmitz

18 - 24
National Emergency Medical Services Week

American College of Emergency Physicians
1125 Executive Circle
Irving, TX 75038-2522
(800) 798-1822
(972) 550-0911
(972) 580-2816 Fax
dfechner@acep.org
www.acep.org/practres.aspx?id=30212  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Denise Fechner

19 - 25
Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week

Water and Environment Activity
Division of Parasitic Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F-22
Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
(770) 488-7787
(770) 488-7761 Fax
mhlavsa@cdc.gov
www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/rwi_prevention_week.htm
Materials available
Contact: Michele Hlavsa

21
National Employee Health and Fitness Day

National Association for Health and Fitness
65 Niagara Square, Room 607
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 583-0521
(716) 851-4309 Fax
wellness@city-buffalo.org
physicalfitness.org/nehf.html  External Links Disclaimer Logo
Materials available
Contact: Philip Haberstro