National Bladder Health Month


National Bladder Health Month

The Simon Foundation for Continence is a founding member of the Bladder Health Alliance.  This is a group of 30+ patient and physician advocacy organizations in the USA, led by the Urology Care Foundation of the American Urological Association (Linthicum, Maryland).  bladder health

The organizations work to together to advance awareness and education about bladder health.

In 2016, the Alliance was successful in proclaiming November as Bladder Health Month on and securing House and Senate Resolutions that support the designation of November as “National Bladder Health Month” in the United States.

Each year, the organizations promote education through social media and through community events.  Each year different aspects of bladder care are targeted by the Alliance and information and resources are shared via Fact Sheets, statistics, videos,  websites, etc.

Bladder Health Alliance partners include:

Alliance for Aging Research 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Geriatrics Society 

American Urogynecologic Society

American Urological Association

Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support

Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Blue Thong Society 

Caregiver Action Network

Chesapeake Urology Associates


Interstitial Cystitis Association 

Live UTI Free

Men’s Health Network

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

National Association for Continence 

National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health

Simon Foundation for Continence

Society for Basic Urologic Research 

Society for Women’s Health Research 

Society of Women in Urology

Spina Bifida Association

Society of Urodynamics, Female Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction

Underactive Bladder Foundation

United Spinal Association

Urology Association of Physician Assistants

Women’s Health Foundation