We want to raise awareness about different health observances you can learn about to stay healthy each and every month.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month each April to increase public understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment, and recover.
Alcohol misuse is a major health problem in the United States. It casues more than 85,000 deaths every year, making it hte third leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
In addition to negatively affecting families and entire communities, alcohol abuse can play a role in many health problems, including:
|High blood pressure|
|Inflammation of the pancreas|
|Problems with mental functioning|
|Accidental injury and deaths|
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Each April we acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect.
CountyCare is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect. Our goal is providing the support needed to develop safe, stable, healthy relationships and environments that nurture the physical and emotional wellbeing of children.