This week, Sadie Restorick and Simon Scott-Nelson, Wellity Global, reflect on the popularity of upcoming awareness days and how you can further support your team.


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New research by Gympass, who surveyed UK HR Leaders in June 2022, has found that 84.7% admitted their wellbeing culture was ‘average’ or ‘below average’. Now more than ever, it’s about education, communication, empowerment and choice.

Awareness Days across the UK and internationally provide a fantastic opportunity for employers to raise awareness and educate their teams around important topics.

We’ve put together a list of important upcoming awareness days ready for you to mark in your calendars, with a range of topics which can all be made bespoke to your team and the difficulties they are facing.


  • World Suicide Prevention Day

  • Preventing Suicide Together

  • Safeguarding guide


  • World Mental Health Day

  • Inclusion elevates all – Black history month

  • World Menopause Day


  • International Stress Awareness Week

  • Talk money week - Mastering Your Money

  • International Men’s Day: Including; Men’s MOT - When Was Your Last Service?, Middle-Age Manxiety - Health Hacks for Men, Daddy Cool and Doing It All - The Pressure of Modern Fatherhood, Men, Money and Mental Health, and Booze, Banter and Burnout … The Real Truths of the Effects on a Man’s Body


  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

  • Ending Domestic Abuse – It is everyone’s business


  • International Day of People with disabilities

  • Empowering our Disabled Communities – Not all disabilities are visible

  • The Next Steps in Allyship – Seeing the person first, not the disability

  • It’s not just Christmas time: Expanding awareness around the holiday season

Sharing stories of tribulation, recovery and hope has never been as important as it is right now. Get in touch with the team at to transform your workplace wellbeing strategy.