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National Women's Health Week

Women Strong!

What better way to celebrate moms in May than to help them make their health a priority? Take advantage of National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) – May 12-18, 2024 – to serve as a reminder to prioritize their physical and mental health, and overall well-being.  

CDC offers suggestions and resources to talk with health providers, get active, enjoy a healthy and balanced diet, prioritize mental health, and practice healthy behaviors

Find other resources under these topics: 

Physical Activity 

Healthy Eating 

Mental Health 

Two out of every three caregivers in the U.S. are women. As caregivers, they are at greater risk for poor physical and mental health, including depression and anxiety. At CDC's Women, Caregiving and COVID-19 (also available in Spanish) find tips to help women manage caring for themselves and others. 

Individuals in need of assistance (emergent or otherwise) can use the SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator and MentalHealth.gov (including suicide prevention and a veterans’ crisis line) resources. 

Healthy Behaviors 

More Women's Health Resources 

CDC’s Women’s Health pages offer resources to promote women's health, such as: 

From the Office on Women's Health, find an extensive list of free, downloadable resources covering topics such as Pregnancy, Reproductive Health or Breastfeeding. Others include: 

American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women can register for the Women’s Health LISTSERV, a free email newsletter to help communicate women’s health issues. 

Explore the many topics and resources available on the WIC Works Resource System and WIC Breastfeeding Support sites which WIC staff can use to promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum participants. 


Updated: March 2024

Developed by
HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HHS, Office on Women's Health
HHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration