Tag: awareness

Sunderland support World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day has been marked on December 1 every year since 1988 and is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. The World AIDS Day 2017 campaign aims to “End isolation, end stigma and end HIV transmission” with the goal of […]

“I was one of the few who was offered a way out” Ex-Sunderland footballer speaks out about his battle with alcoholism for Alcohol Awareness Week

SR News’ Sophie Dishman speaks to Kieron Brady on Alcohol Awareness Week which runs from November 14 to November 20.  “I’ll be an alcoholic to the day I die,” says Kieron Brady as he sits in a blank white room at the University of Sunderland, a place where he once volunteered […]

The ‘Movember’ movement is back!

Now we’re into November, it’s time to take action in tackling men’s health on a global scale by joining the ‘Movember’ movement! The Movember Foundation aims to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, depression and suicide prevention, in a firm attempt to ultimately reduce […]

Epilepsy Awareness Day

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disease. It affects more than 500,000 people in the UK. It’s most common within young children, however it is important not to forget the young adults suffering with Epilepsy and the setbacks it has on their everyday life. The stereotype appears simple and that, […]