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National Prevention Week 2023

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

Update: Check out the winning videos of our National Prevention Week competition!


Madison Greene

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)

  • Overdose Prevention

  • Promoting Mental Health and Wellness

  • Celebrating Prevention Heroes in Your Community

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Enhancing the Prevention Workforce

  • Highlighting Prevention Efforts in Your Community

Visit 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.


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