Wellbeing events calendar

October

Event Date Further information
Back care awareness week 4th - 10th October BackCare will provide information, latest updates, design new booklets and posters and produce a special edition of our magazine TalkBack, to highlight the subject of Back Pain during our annual BackCare Awareness Week in October 2021.
World mental health day 10th October The WFMH President Dr Ingrid Daniels has announced the theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 which is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’.
National work life balance week 11th - 17th October National Work Life Week is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing at work and work life balance. Employers can use the week to provide activities for staff, and to showcase their flexible working policies and practices.
World menopause day 18th October World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
Stoptober Whole of October When you stop, you give your lungs the chance to repair and you will be able to breathe easier. There are lots of other benefits too – and they start almost immediately.
Breast cancer awareness month Whole of October Every October, people all over the world show their support for people affected by breast cancer. Our work’s always important, but October is when we get to really shout about it.