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When is National Women Touched By Addiction Day? This day will take place on July 23 of each calendar year.

What is National Women Touched By Addiction Day? This is a day to celebrate the resilience of women who have faced addiction themselves or dealt with the addiction of a loved one.

Why is this day being celebrated or observed? This day is meant to inspire women and bring unity to push forward amidst the trials that addiction brings.

How should this day be celebrated or observed? Wear purple to bring awareness to the day. Share a photo on social media holding up your finger to show that you’ve been touched by addiction with #womentouchedbyaddiction, and #MendingHearts. Volunteer your time to a local recovery program such as Mending Hearts. Reach out to women who have been affected by addiction to show your support.

Who created this day? This day was created in March 2021 by Mending Hearts.