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World Mental Health Day

10 October 2022

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World Mental Health Day

10 October 2022

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Coming Out Day

11 October 2022

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An awareness day for LGBTQ+ people to celebrate being their authentic selves.

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Allied Health Professions Day

14 October 2022

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Allied health professions (AHPs) Day is an annual opportunity for the 14 professions in the AHP Community to come together in celebration, showcasing the impact they make in delivering high quality care.

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World Menopause Awareness Day

18 October 2022

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Raising awareness for women who are feeling lost and going through Menopause and need support.

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Diwali

24 October 2022 1:30pm – 2:30pm

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Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the major festivals celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The festival usually lasts five days and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika.

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Halloween

31 October 2022

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Halloween's origins can be traced back to the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain, which was held on November 1 in contemporary calendars. It was believed that on that day, the souls of the dead returned to their homes, so people dressed in costumes and lit bonfires to ward off spirits.

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Movember - Men's Health Awareness Month

1 November 2022

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Responsible for thousands of moustaches on men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of Movember is to raise vital funds and awareness for men's health.

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Disability History Month

18 November 2022

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22nd November - 22nd December

UKDHM adheres to the social model of disability in which the barriers of attitude, environment and organisation cause most of the disabilism we face. Such thinking did not exist in most of the past with individuals and their impairments held responsible for the disadvantage and worse. Disabled people experienced being seen as bewitched, evil or punished by God. Disabled people were often viewed as perpetual children incapable of adult relationships.

However, in this era of Universal Human Rights we can look back and reinterpret the mistreatment, resulting from our systematic oppression caused by negative attitudes, ignorance and barriers. Such an examination of the past allows us to recognise what must actively change for disabled people to achieve equality.

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International Men's Day

19 November 2022

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Making a positive difference to the wellbeing and lives of men and boys.

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World Aids Day

1 December 2022

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An opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

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National Grief Awareness Week

2 December 2022 12:00am – 8 December 2022 11:55pm

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To raise awareness of the impact of grief.

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Since 1992, the United Nations IDPD has been annually celebrated around the world.

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Overseas NHS Workers Day

5 March 2023

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The Overseas NHS Workers Day 2023 is an action day in the United Kingdom and will take place on Mar 5, 2023.

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