Celebrating Twenty Years of Prevention Excellence:

January 3, 2024

SAMHSA’s 20th Prevention Day – Leading With Science, Improving Lives

It is with great excitement and pride that we share a momentous occasion with you all –SAMHSA’s 20th Prevention Day! For two decades, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has been at the forefront of the fight against substance use disorders and this year’s celebration promises to be a milestone event filled with reflection, education and inspiration. This year’s theme, “Leading with Science, Improving Lives,” speaks volumes about the commitment to evidence-based practices and advancements in the field of substance use prevention.

Reflecting on Twenty Years of Impact

Over the past twenty years, SAMHSA’s Prevention Day has played a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of substance use prevention. This annual event has brought together professionals, advocates, and communities from across the nation, fostering a collaborative spirit that has led to meaningful change.

From groundbreaking research to innovative prevention programs, SAMHSA has consistently pushed the boundaries to address the complex challenges of substance misuse and use disorder. This anniversary provides an opportunity for all of us to reflect on the progress made and the lives positively impacted through the tireless efforts of SAMHSA and its partners.

Join the Celebration

This year’s Prevention Day celebration promises to be a memorable one, featuring a series of engaging events and activities designed to celebrate achievement, share knowledge and inspire future action. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:

  1. Keynote Addresses
  2. Impactful Presentations
  3. Interactive Workshops
  4. Networking Opportunities

How You Can Be Part of the Celebration

We encourage you to actively participate in SAMHSA’s Prevention Day on January 29, 2024 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Your involvement contributes to the collective effort to create healthier and safer communities.

Stay tuned for updates on SAMHSA’s communication channels on how to register and for specific ways you can engage and make a meaningful impact during this special celebration.

As we anticipate SAMHSA’s 20th Prevention Day, let’s celebrate the transformative power of science and its ability to improve lives. Additionally, let’s commit ourselves to a future where prevention efforts create lasting, positive change. Join us on this journey towards a healthier, safe and more resilient community.

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