Explore the National Prevention Week website to learn more about how you can get involved, from planning a community event to participating in the “I Choose” Project.
National Prevention Week
National Prevention Week is a SAMHSA-supported annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. National Prevention Week 2015 will take place May 17-23, 2015.
Keep up-to-date with current topics in prevention—access recordings of the dynamic National Prevention Week 2014 webinars.
- Peer Crowds – A New Approach to Reaching Youth and Communities with Behavioral Health Issues, presented by Jeff Jordan, President and Executive Director of Rescue Social Change Group
- Social Host Policies from Theory to Practice, presented by Michael Sparks, Alcohol Policy Specialist and President of SparksInitiatives; Jim Kooler, Administrator of the California Friday Night Live Partnership; and Carol Mullen, Coordinator of the Carroll County (Maryland) Coalition Against Underage Drinking
- The Medicine Abuse Project, presented by Marcia Lee Taylor, Senior Vice President at The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Last Updated: 08/29/2014