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This week is Prevention Week where we raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention. 

What is the purpose of National Prevention Week?

  1. Involve communities in raising awareness of substance use and mental health issues and in implementing prevention strategies, and showcasing effectiveness of evidence-based prevention programs;
  2. Foster partnerships and collaborations with federal agencies and national organizations dedicated to improving public health; and
  3. Promote and disseminate quality substance use prevention and mental health promotion resources and publications.
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Three Goals of Prevention Week

Purpose of National Prevention Week

  • Involve communities in raising awareness of substance use and mental health issues and in implementing prevention strategies, and showcasing effectiveness of evidence-based prevention programs;
  • Foster partnerships and collaborations with federal agencies and national organizations dedicated to improving public health; and
  • Promote and disseminate quality substance use prevention and mental health promotion resources and publications.