Katie's Diary

Mental Health Awareness Month

2nd May 2013

May is here! We are a third of the way through 2013 and are finally getting to that time of year when the sun shows its face on a more regular basis.

Listed below is the May calendar of notable events. If you are getting involved in any of these please let us know and send any stories you may have to: jamesp@ubu.me.uk 

1st May: Beltane – Samhain (Wicca)

2nd May: Twelfth Day of Ridvan (Baha’i)

3rd May: Holy Friday (Orthodox Christian) and National Day of Prayer (Interfaith USA)

5th May: Easter (Orthodox Chrisitian)

6th May: May Bank Holiday

8th May: Yom Yerushalaylm (Judaism) and World Red Cross Day

9th May: Ascension Day (Christian) and Europe Day of the European Union

12th May: International Nurses Day

15th May: Shavuot (Judaism (start)) and International Day of Families

16th May: Shavuot (Judaism (end)) and International Day Against Homophobia

19th May: Pentecost (Christian)

21st May: World Day for Cultural Diversity Dialogue and Development

23rd May: Declaration of the Bab (Baha’i) and Birthday of Guru Amar Das (Sikh)

26th May: Trinity Sunday (Christian)

27th May: Spring Bank Holiday

29th May: Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Baha’i) and International Day of UN Peacekeepers

30th May: Corpus Christi (Christian) and World No Smoking Day

May is also recognised around the world as National Stroke Awareness Month, Family Wellness Month and Mental Health Awareness Month.

Mental Health Awareness Month

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