MHAM Recognition Days

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to increase awareness around the invisible disease. The full headache, migraine and cluster communities are working together to plan a successful Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, coming together for this year’s theme: You Are Not Alone. Throughout the month, there are featured days, which focus on various areas of headache and migraine. Below is a list of upcoming days that deserve extra attention.

Starting on June 2, landmarks throughout the country will light up purple to commemorate the month. Additionally, there are a number of campaigns planned for a variety of days, such as:

  • June 1 – You Are Not Alone (NHF Program Launch)
  • June 2 – Light Up the Landmarks
  • June 4 – Headache Diseases in the Workplace
  • June 5 – INvisible Project (Sharing Personal Stories)
  • June 6 – Veterans & Headache Diseases
  • June 7 – Remembrance Day (Honoring Those We’ve Lost)
  • June 8 – Health Care Provider Appreciation Day
  • June 10 – Moving for Headache Prevention
  • June 11 – Disability & Headache Diseases
  • June 13 – Headache Advocacy
  • June 15 – Cluster Awareness Day
  • June 16 – Hemiplegic Migraine Awareness Day
  • June 17 – Men & Headache Diseases
  • June 19 – Pediatric Headache Awareness
  • June 21 – Shades for Migraine
  • June 23  – Low Pressure Headache Awareness Day
  • June 25 – Survivors Day (Recognizing Depression & Suicide Related to Headache Diseases)
  • June 27 – 3rd CHAMP Meeting
  • June 28 – Headache Disease Research (Start of AHS Scientific Meeting)
  • June 29 – Chronic Migraine Awareness Day (Historically Established Day)
  • June 30 – Caregiver Appreciation Day


Join us all month long as we spread awareness of headache and migraine to further research for treatments.