May 5-May 11: Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week 2024

The first full week of May each year is commonly designated as Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness week, which falls on May 5-May 11 in 2024.

During this week, medical professionals reflect on Tardive Dyskinesia’s causes, how to recognize the symptoms, and how to treat patients of the disorder before symptoms worsen. As May of every year is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, it is especially important to recognize the connection between certain medications used to treat mental illness and Tardive Dyskinesia.

For additional information about Tardive Dyskinesia:
National Institutes of Health: Tardive Dyskinesia
Cleveland Clinic: Tardive Dyskinesia

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