October Is Awareness Month For Many Causes

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Augusta, GA – The month of October is host to many causes across the United States.

Several causes are well-known to be highlighted in October, such as breast cancer awareness, but many more are not readily known.

Here is the list of October causes, according to the website RibbonsForAReason.com.

October Causes:
(Cause, ribbon color)

Eye Injury Prevention Month (Green)

Halloween Safety Month

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Pink)

National Celiac Disease Awareness Month (Light Green)

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (Burgundy)

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (Teal & Purple)

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month (Blue & Yellow)

National Medical Librarians Month

National Physical Therapy Month

National Spina Bifida Awareness Month (Yellow)

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month (Purple or Lavender)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month (Pink & Blue)

Talk about Prescriptions Month

National Sarcoidosis Awareness Week (October 1st-7th)

Hearing Aid Awareness Week (October 3rd-10th)

National Fire Prevention Awareness Week (October 3rd-9th) (Red & Black)

Latex Allergy Awareness Week (October 3rd-9th) (Red & Pearl)

Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 4th-10th (Green)

Drive Safely Work Week (October 4th-8th)

National Child Health Day (October 4th)

National Depression Screening Day (October 7th) (Green)

World Mental Health Day (October 10th) (Green)

National School Lunch Week (October 11th-15th)

Bone and Joint Decade National Action Week (October 12th-20th) (White)

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day (October 13th)

National Latinos AIDS Awareness Day (October 15th)

World Food Day (October 16th)

National Drug Free Work Week October (18th-24th)

World Osteoporosis Day (October 20th) (White)

International Stuttering Awareness Day (October 22nd)

National Mammography Day (October 22nd) (Pink)

Red Ribbon Week (October 23rd-31st)

Respiratory Care Week (October 24th-30th) (Pearl)

Lung Health Day (October 27th) (Pearl)

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