National Health Education Week

National Health Education Week (#NHEW) was created by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). This week has been celebrated for more than twenty three years and is always held during the third week of October. The purpose behind it is to raise awareness on a national level regarding major public health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education. It has been shown that public health education helps individual to acquire functional health knowledge, and strengthen attitudes, beliefs, and practice skills needed to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors throughout their lives. SOPHE provide daily themes to assist with breaking the information of the week into manageable sessions. 

2022 NHEW Daily Themes

Monday: Health Equity (HBCU focused)

Tuesday: Health Communication

Wednesday: Ethics & Practice

Thursday: Professional Preparation/Career

Friday: Advocacy

Along with these daily themes, SOPHE has provided additional continued education opportunities for the public  via daily webinars. Please click here to view additional information regarding the schedule.



About Antonio Wilson

Antonio Wilson completed his Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He is currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) obtaining his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is a certified Life Coach and has several years of working in the mental health field working with children and adults, ranging from the age of 3+, specializing in anxiety, children's issues, and family counseling. He is supervised by Marci Orr, LPC-S at Lifeologie Counseling Dallas, where he sees children, individuals and families.

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