june, 2021

01junAll DayHeadache at Work(All Day: tuesday)

Event Details

Today is the first day of National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. We are kicking off MHAM by recognizing Headache at Work Day to raise awareness for the need for employer accommodations for people living and working with migraine disease and headache disorders. More than 157 million workdays are lost in the United States and decreased productivity and health care costs total $37 billion yearly.

 

Time

All Day (Tuesday)

Organizer

National Headache FoundationFounded in 1970, the National Headache Foundation is the oldest and largest foundation for patients with headache. Its mission is “To cure headache, and end its pain and suffering.” Its vision is “A World Without Headache.” The Foundation is the premier educational and informational resource for those with headache, health care providers, and the public. The work of the Foundation is through education, raising awareness, advocacy, and research. The Foundation established the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and clinical psychologists who treat headache patients. The NHF publishes HeadWise® magazine, and NHF News to Know.