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.