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SGMH to Offer Low Cost Screening Mammograms in October

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Information from the National Network to End Domestic Violence Domestic violence thrives when we are silent; but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic violence. Throughout the month … Continue reading

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October is SIDS Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. Learn more about the problem and the risk factors and take action to reduce the risk. Start by always placing babies on their backs to sleep. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation has information on Breast Cancer on their website, komen.org. For more information about Breast Cancer and early detection, visit SGMH – Breast Cancer Information Click here for the … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 6-12

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of NAMI’s efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Since then, mental health advocates across the country have joined with others … Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the first Day of Unity observed in October, 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect battered womenÂ’s advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against … Continue reading

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October is SIDS Awareness Month

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. Learn more about the problem and the risk factors and take action to reduce the risk. Start by always placing babies on their backs to sleep. According to the Centers for … Continue reading

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