National Prevention Week: May 9-15, 2021

National Prevention Week is held annual to increase awareness and action towards substance use prevention and positive mental health. 


National Prevention Week 2021 daily themes:

Monday, May 10: Preventing Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse

Tuesday, May 11: Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse

Wednesday, May 12: Preventing Illicit Drug Use and Youth Marijuana Use

Thursday, May 13: Preventing Youth Tobacco Use (E-Cigarettes and Vaping)

Friday, May 14: Preventing Suicide


SAMHA's National Prevention Week Fact Sheet



NPW Challenge


NPW 2021: #YouthLeadingPrevention Video Challenge

Encourage youth leaders to share on their social media a video about their own prevention efforts. Tag @SAMHSAgov and use the hashtag #YouthLeaderPrevention.

For more information on the NPW 2021 video challenge click here:


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National Prevention Week with the New England PTTC: 

Join the New England PTTC from HHS Region 1, for a week of Panels & Webinars. More information.








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