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Key dates of local and national activities and campaigns, taking place throughout the year.

January 2022
Dry January

Dry January

January 1 - February 1 2022

Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. It is run by the charity Alcohol Change UK.

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May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

9 to 15 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week is all about raising awareness and promoting better mental health.

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National Walking Month 2022

National Walking Month 2022

1 to 31 May 2022

Plan your own sponsored walk in the great outdoors and raise money for life saving heart research.

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June 2022
Carers Week

Carers Week

7 to 13 June 2022

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring by highlighting the challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities.

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National Clean Air Day

National Clean Air Day

15th June 2022

National Clean Air Day is a chance for the whole country to come together and improve air quality through collective action.

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British Nutritional Foundation (BNF) Healthy Eating Week

British Nutritional Foundation (BNF) Healthy Eating Week

13 - 17 June 2022

BNF Healthy Eating Week celebrates and promotes healthy eating, as well as food provenance, cooking and being active.

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August 2022
Cycle to Work Day

Cycle to Work Day

4 August 2022

Cycle to Work Day is the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. Every year since 2012 thousands of enthusiastic riders hit the streets to celebrate everyday cycling.

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International Youth Day

International Youth Day

12th August 2022

An annual celebration of the role of young people as essential partners in change and to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world's youth.

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Compass Go Summer Offer

Compass Go Summer Offer

26 July 2022 - 31 August 2022

Compass GO… Mental Health Support Team works with children, young people, families and educational settings in North East Lincolnshire. We provide support, help and advice for pupils, students and schools for issues related to emotional and mental health wellbeing. Compass Go are providing lots of support and activities over the summer holidays for children and young people: Meet the Team - 11th August 2021 10am - 4pm (Centre 4, Wooton Road, Grimsby DN33 1HE) Podcasts on Emotional Wellbeing Wellbeing Calendar Beach Day - 27th August 2021 10am - 1pm You tube self help videos Treasure Hunt

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September 2022
Know Your Numbers Week

Know Your Numbers Week

5 to 11 September 2022

Blood Pressure UK's flagship blood pressure testing and awareness campaign encourages adults to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain healthy blood pressure.

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National Fitness Day

National Fitness Day

22 September 2022

National Fitness Day encourages people all across the country to make 26 September the most active day of the year.

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October 2022
Back Care Awareness Week

Back Care Awareness Week

3 to 7 October 2022

The aim of BackCare is awareness of the problems back pain can cause, as well as prevention and treatments.

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Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day

15 October 2022

Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to advocacting for handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, and is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. Global Handwashing Day is celebrated every year on October 15th.

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ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month

1st - 31st October 2022

Raising awareness of ADHD, removing the stigma and highlighting the support available.

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National Cholesterol Month

National Cholesterol Month

1 to 31 October 2022

National Cholesterol Month is devoted to raising funds for Heart UK and raising awareness about the dangers of high cholesterol.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1 to 31 October 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness month helps to raise awareness for the disease and to raise funds for research.

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November 2022
International Stress Awareness Week

International Stress Awareness Week

2 to 5 November 2022

International Stress Awareness Week aims to develop a greater understanding of stress and offer individuals and organisations access to proven coping strategies and sources of help.

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Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week

12 to 16 November 2022

The Anti-Bullying Week theme is "Respect".

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Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week

11 to 16 November 2022

The aim of Alcohol Awareness Week is to get people to think about alcohol – how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society.

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Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

Movember Men's Health Awareness Month

1 to 30 November 2022

Each year, Movember is 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, specifically prostate cancer.

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December 2022
16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence

16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence

25 November to 10 December 2022

The 16 Days of Action against domestic violence campaign is a time to take action to end violence against women and girls.

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