Public health campaigns

Learn more about the campaigns and how to join the public health campaign network.

Awareness campaigns

Learn more about the campaigns and how to join the public health campaign network.

To join the Integrated Wellbeing Service public health campaigns network, please contact integratedwellbeing@northumberland.gov.uk to subscribe to the mailing list. 

  • Dry January means going alcohol free for the whole month of January and see how 31 days without alcohol benefits you. 
  • Change4Life is a campaign run by the NHS, encouraging families to eat well and exercise more. 
  • Time to Talk Day is the nations biggest mental health conversation. It happens every February to encourage communities to talk, listen and change lives.
  • Every Breath is a campaign run by Fresh to raise awareness that smoking causes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • World Oral Health Day in March each year, the world unites to help reduce the burden of oral diseases. 
  • National Walking Month celebrates the health and happiness benefits of walking. 
  • Mental Health Awareness Week is the ideal time for us to talk about mental health, tackle stigma and find out how we can prevent mental health problems as a society. 
  • Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust's annual community education campaign which aims to start thousands of safety conversations and activities worldwide. 
  • Men’s Health Week raises awareness of men's health and how to avoid health complications. 
  • Holiday Health is a series of summer videos that are shared on Northumberland County Council's social media channels.
  • Know your Numbers- raises awareness of high Blood pressure and encourages UK adults to get a blood pressure check. 
  • Sexual Health Awareness Week raises awareness of contraception, testing and treatment. 
  • Stoptober is an annual campaign run every October to encourage people to stop smoking. 
  • HIV Testing Week calls on people to get tested and know their status.
  • World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year and is the opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV. 

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