Stress Awareness Month for the year 2022 is celebrated/observed on Saturday, April 1st. There are until the next observance.

Stress may be debilitating, causing or exacerbating health issues. And, because stress is a regular part of lifeβ€”no one is immune to itβ€”it’s critical to empower ourselves with knowledge so that we can detect when stress rears its ugly head. (It’s amazing how often we don’t realize it’s occurring to ourselves.) Every April is Stress Awareness Month. It’s critical to understand some coping skills for this specific silent epidemic. You’ve arrived at the correct location. Let’s get this party started!

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πŸ“† When is Stress Awareness Month?

This year, Stress Awareness Month falls on the 1st Saturday in April; in 2024, it is on Monday.

Countdown to Stress Awareness Month


β†’ Did you know: “Stress can motivate people to prepare or perform and might even be life-saving in some situations.” according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

πŸ“œ History of Stress Awareness Month

β˜‘οΈ Facts

βœ… It’s sickening – literally
People who are stressed, particularly those who are prone to chronic stress, are more susceptible to a wide range of diseases, from headaches and sleeplessness to high blood pressure and heart disease.

βœ… Stressed? Here’s why
According to an American Psychological Association poll, the five most common sources of stress were money, employment, family, economic outlook, and relationships.

βœ… America’s highest and lowest stress states
According to WalletHub, the states with the highest levels of stress in America are Louisiana, New Mexico, and West Virginia. Minnesota, North Dakota, and Utah have the fewest.

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On any given night in the United States, there are about 140,000 homeless children.

✨ Things to do on Stress Awareness Month

Practice meditation
Learning how to silence the mind is one of the most effective strategies to deal with stress. Meditation is one of the most common ways to achieve this peace.

Exercise
Exercising is another technique to combat the crippling effects of stress. Whether you’re a runner, a biker, or simply enjoy lengthy walks, include some fresh air and exercise in your daily routine.

Visit your doctor
They are in the ideal position to get you started on the road to stress-free living. Make an appointment right now.

πŸ“… Stress Awareness Month Observances

YEAR DATE DAY
2022 April 1 Friday
2023 April 1 Saturday
2024 April 1 Monday
2025 April 1 Tuesday
2026 April 1 Wednesday

We will continue to update this page with new information and cool facts about Stress Awareness Month. So be sure to check back soon.