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National Prevention Week

SAMSHA's National Prevention Week is a public education platform bringing together communities and organizations to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health. Each day of this week (May 8-15) focuses on a different prevention topic. 

The NPW website offers events and activities, promotional materials, resources, and more to help you get involved. This flyer explains more about the event.

NPW daily themes:

  • Monday, May 9: Strengthening Community Resilience: Substance Misuse and Overdose Prevention
  • Tuesday, May 10: Preventing Substance Use and Promoting Mental Health in Youth
  • Wednesday, May 11: Preventing Suicide: Everyone Plays a Role
  • Thursday, May 12: The Talent Pipeline: Enhancing the Prevention Workforce
  • Friday, May 13: Prevention is Everywhere: Highlighting Efforts Across Settings and Communities
  • Saturday, May 14: Celebrating Prevention Heroes 
Date and Time: 
May 8, 2022 - 12:00am to May 14, 2022 - 11:59pm