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Upcoming Events

The calendar below lists activities held by local agencies. Please contact the agency noted on the event to get additional information.

August 20, 2018
  • Executive Commitee Meeting August 20, 2018  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
August 27, 2018
  • Board Meeting August 27, 2018  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 745 Haskins Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402, USA Suite H
August 31, 2018
  • International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2018

    International Overdose Awareness Day is “a global even held on August 31 each year to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death…the day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable(www.overdoseday.com.) This website allows people to post tributes to loved ones lost to drug overdoses. The day originated in Australia in 2001. Since 2012 it has been organized by Australia’s non-profit public health body (the Penington Institute.) The group sponsors an Overdose Aware app. The day’s events include an awareness walk, candlelight vigils, rallies, and the Love of Recovery Music Festival in Maine.

September 1, 2018
  • Recovery Awareness Month September 1, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month September 1, 2018

    According to the World Health Organization, nearly 3,100 people the world over (on average) die by suicide each day. World Suicide Prevention Day, founded in 2003, is observed on September 10 every year. The day aims to raise awareness that suicide is preventable, improve education about suicide, spread information about suicide, and decrease suicide stigma. It is estimated that 90% of people who die by suicide have a diagnosable psychiatric disorder at the time of death. The office of the U. S. Surgeon General (along with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention) sketched out a national strategy for suicide prevention in 2012. It also set up the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255.) This alliance has enacted the Garret Lee Smith Memorial Act, and established and a veteran’ crisis line. For more information go to www.everydaymatters.com. Wood County, Ohio has its own Suicide Prevention Coalition that disperses information about depression, suicide, and their prevention, and sponsors education events in the community and suicide prevention curricula in local schools (www.woodcountysuicideprevention.org.)

  • Healthy Aging Awareness Month September 1, 2018

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of Americans aged sixty-five years or older will more than double by 2050. Healthy Aging Month is “designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older…to encourage local-level healthy aging event that promote taking personal responsibility for one’s health.” Introduced when the “baby boomers” were about to turn fifty, the effort sponsors Healthy Aging, a free online newsletter. The group encourages seniors not to act their age, to be positive, and to exercise, walk, stand up straight, smile, stay socially active, and keep current with health screenings

  • Self-Awareness Month September 1, 2018
  • National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Awareness Month September 1, 2018

    National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, more recently known as National Recovery Month, is sponsored by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT.) The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence along with other groups established the month in 1989. According to the group’s website, the day aims “to inform the public that prevention works and treatment is effective…and encourages local action in order to help expand and improve availability of recovery services.” Nearly one in twelve U.S. adults had a substance abuse disorder in the past year, and 20.3 million drug-related deaths occurred.(www.consumerhealthdigest.com.) 7.7 million adults suffered from both a substance abuse disorder and a mental illness.

  • Selective Mutism Awareness Month September 1, 2018

    “Selective Mutism is an anxiety disorder in which a person who is normally capable of speech does not speak in specific situations or to specific people. It usual co-exists with shyness or social anxiety.” (Social-Anxiety.com/Selective-Mutism.) This disorder may affect as many as one in 100 children. It can also affect adults. For more information consult www.selectivemutism.org.

  • Self-Improvement Awareness Month September 1, 2018

    Self-Improvement Month (www.selfimprovementmonth.com.) This site encourages adults to ask questions the way children do, and encourages people to ponder the meaning of life. It also gives tips on meditation, public speaking and presenting at conferences, and online networking.

September 9, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day September 9, 2018

    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day reminds Americans that one in ten pregnant women reports using alcohol during her pregnancy. “Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy” (www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd.) These effects can include both physical problems and problems with behavior and learning. Alcohol in the mother’s blood passes to the baby through the umbilical cord. Symptoms might include abnormal facial features, small head size, poor coordination, hyperactive behavior, learning disabilities, low IQ, vision or hearing problems, and problems with the heart, kidneys, and bones.

September 10, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
  • World Suicide Prevention Day September 10, 2018
  • Joint Committee Meeting September 10, 2018  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
September 11, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
September 12, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
September 13, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
September 14, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
September 15, 2018
  • National Suicide Prevention Week September 9, 2018 - September 15, 2018  
September 17, 2018
  • Executive Commitee Meeting September 17, 2018  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm