NARPO – The voice of retired police officers
NARPO – The voice of retired police officers

National Stress Awareness Month: April

Stress Awareness Month is held each April, to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures of stress. This year The Stress Management Society has chosen the theme ‘little by little, a little becomes a lot’. For more details click here. We all know what it’s like to feel stressed – being under pressure […]

Debt Awareness Week: 18th – 24th March

Debt awareness week was first launched in 2014 by the debt advice charity StepChange. If you’re worrying about money there are things that you can do to get your finances back on track. This year’s debt awareness week is 18th – 24th March 2024. Money worries are not just a financial problem they can cause […]

National No Smoking Day

National No Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March, to encourage people over the world to quit smoking. No Smoking Day 2024 is on March 13, but you can quit smoking on any day of the year. The main purpose of this day is to spread awareness about the harmful […]

Self-Harm and Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-harm and Self-injury Awareness Day takes place every year on 1st March. The purpose of the day is to reduce the stigma around self-harm, to make it ok to talk about and to raise awareness about the support available for those who self-harm. Raising awareness leads to understanding and empathy. It banishes judgment and fear […]

Time To Talk

Time to Talk Day is on 1st February. Its run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, in partnership with the Co-op. For more details click here. The day is about creating supportive communities by having conversations with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. We all have mental health. By talking about it, we can […]

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. Safer Internet Day 2024 is on 6th February and will be celebrated with the theme Inspiring […]

Police Charities

Charities have been established up and down the country to serve both police officers and retired police officers in a number of ways, for instance those in need of rehabilitation if they have suffered injury or violence on duty.  In addition charities also support families if an incident renders a police officer permanently or temporarily […]