Awareness period focuses onhealth disparities affecting men and boys year-round
WASHINGTON – Starting today, June 1st, communities across the globe are bringing men’s health center stage as we kick-off Men’s Health Month 2022, an annual awareness period dedicated to education and activities on the health and wellness of men and boys. Men’s Health Month is built on the pillars of: Awareness–Prevention–Education–Family.
This year also marks the 28th year of Men’s Health Week (NMHW), a special awareness period recognized by Congress. Men’s Health Week will be celebrated this year on June 13-19,the week ending on Father’s Day. The week is also celebrated as International Men’s Health Week around the globe.
Friday, June 17, 2022 is Wear Blue Day, for Men’s Mental Health, a day in which everyone is encouraged to Wear Blue to increase awareness of the mental health crisis among men and boys.