By Aimee Serafin

 

The month of September highlights national health awareness for families and children. Below are few informative links with dates and websites provided.

Baby Safety Month
Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
www.jpma.org/page/baby_safety_month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
CureSearch
800.458.6223
www.curesearch.org

Suicide Prevention Month
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
800.273.8255
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Cholesterol Education Month
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/cholesterol_education_month.htm

Craniofacial Acceptance Month
Children’s Craniofacial Association
214.570.9099
www.ccakids.org

Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 22 – 28)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
888.327.4236
www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov

Women’s Health and Fitness Day (Sept. 25)
Health Information Resource Center
800.828.8225
www.fitnessday.com/women

Seat Check Safety Saturday (Sept. 29)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
888.327.4236
www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov

Aimee Serafin, editor of the Augusta Family Magazine.