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Join Prevention Partnership as we recognize National Prevention Week, May 7 - 13 2023
National Prevention Week (NPW) is a national initiative sponsored by SAMHSA. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration strives to unite individuals, communities, and organizations with its national platform to raise awareness and promote substance use prevention efforts.
National Prevention Week offers daily topics to focus on a variety of substance use and mental health topics every year.
Prevention Partnership will select a different theme for each day of National Prevention Week.Our goal is to connect the schools and communities we serve to substance use prevention and positive mental health resources provided by SAMHSA.
NPW 2023 - Substance Misuse Prevention Themes:
Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse
Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse
Illicit Drug Use and Youth Marijuana Misuse
Youth Tobacco Use (E-Cigarettes and Vaping)
Promoting Mental Health and Wellness
Celebrating Prevention Heroes in Your Community
Enhancing the Prevention Workforce
Highlighting Prevention Efforts in Your Community
Visit https://www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week to learn how you can get involved, for resources, events, and activities.
Prevention Partnership -- funded in whole or in part by the: Illinois Department of Human Services and the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.