National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week is from May 12 to May 18. Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the following virtual events and activities:

  • Monday, May 13 – We invite you to attend the live virtual kickoff event for National Prevention Week 2024! Join SAMHSA leadership and partners to celebrate the power of youth and the future of prevention. 
  • Tuesday, May 14 – Join us on Tuesday, May 14, for “Celebrate the Possibilities of Prevention: Building Resilient Communities,” an enlightening learning session co-hosted by Communities Talk and the “Talk. They Hear You.”® campaign as part of the SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week. This event will spotlight the remarkable efforts of our community partners, showcasing the critical work they’ve accomplished this year. Learn about their journeys to:
    • Get informed on the challenges they've tackled, the innovative strategies they've adopted, and the successes they've celebrated.
    • Be prepared by arming yourself with knowledge and actionable insights.
    • Take action using the tools and resources in your own communities.
    • Register today!
  • Wednesday, May 15 – SAMHSA Innovations in Prevention Forum. We will showcase SAMHSA’s innovative prevention initiatives that are addressing pressing and current issues, such as the opioid crisis and high-risk substance use among youth.
  • Thursday, May 16 – Spread the good news of prevention on social media and in your community! Share photos and videos from your events using #NationalPreventionWeek24 and #MyPreventionStory.
  • Friday, May 17 – Hear from grantees and coalition members from across the country, highlighting the collective power of the prevention community. Follow SAMHSA’s official YouTube channel to be the first to see and share this special tribute to prevention organizations.

See the Full National Prevention Week 2024 Agenda and Register for Events.

Prevention: Our Moment is Now! Share your stories of prevention before, during, and after National Prevention Week. Join the prevention conversation using the hashtags #MyPreventionStory and #NationalPreventionWeek24 on social media.

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