National Prevention Week: May 9-15, 2021

May 10, 2021
National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will take place May 9 to 15.

SAMHSA Resources:


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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

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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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