By Taneia Surles, MPH Happi Health Throughout the month of October, pink ribbons are seen across social media, in healthcare facilities, and donned on t-shirts to represent Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been nationally recognized for over four decades to raise awareness about breast cancer and discuss the importance of yearly … Continue reading The Importance of Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings (Breast Cancer Awareness Month)
By Taneia Surles, MPHSince 2008, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month has been nationally recognized in September. This month-long holiday aims to raise awareness about suicide, share resources, and support those dealing with suicidal thoughts. With the stigmas and taboos around suicide, organizations like the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) want to shift society's negative perceptions … Continue reading What are the Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Suicide?