By Makeba Royall, LCSW - NASW Senior Practice Associate In 1989, National Recovery Month was started during the month of September. The purpose of Recovery Month is to raise awareness and promote evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, celebrate the recovery...
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The purpose of Recovery Month is to raise awareness and promote evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, celebrate the recovery community, and acknowledge service providers and communities that assist individuals with their recovery.
National Hispanic American Heritage Month (also known as Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic Latinx Heritage or Latino Heritage Month) began in 1968 as a week-long celebration honoring the Hispanic community’s contributions.
Experts say practicing self-care has proven benefits, such as effective stress management, reducing the likelihood of illnesses, and bolstering your energy levels.
During July, communities celebrate Disability Pride by showcasing their contributions and advocating for their rights. Some cities in the United States hold parades to honor the community. The first Disability Pride celebration took place in 2015 to mark the 25th...
NASW is proud to recognize Jewish American Heritage Month and to celebrate the history, culture, and contributions Jewish Americans have made to the United States and the social work profession.
May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, when people around the globe celebrate gender and sexual diversity — and confront oppression, discrimination, intolerance, and violence that many LGBTQIA2S+ people experience daily.
There is also no safe type of alcohol to drink while pregnant, since all types of alcohol.