Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can h...

April 1, 2019

30 years ago, the National Autism Society created program devoted to autism awareness. This effort quickly led to national Autism Awareness Month celebrated every April. As a symbol for autism awareness, the NAS created the Autism Awareness Ribbon.  The puzzle pattern...

June 26, 2018

In 1984, a Presidential Proclamation issued by Ronald Reagan designated the last week of June as Helen-Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week. Each year since this momentous event, the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) celebrates the week w...

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can h...

April is Alcohol Awareness month, which affects many individuals, families, and communities around the country. It has been estimated that 1 out of 12 people are suffering from alcohol use disorder. Studies have shown that rural communities have higher rates of alcohol...

March is Trisomy Awareness month and there have been a lot of recent changes going on in the media highlighting people with chromosomal abnormalities. The term trisomy refers to an extra chromosome, most commonly chromosome 13, 18, or 21. Although there is still a lot...

September 20, 2017

DNMM is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many an...