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Rebecca Farley

Director, Policy & Advocacy, National Council for Behavioral Health

May 18-24 is National Prevention Week

May 22, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments
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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. The theme of National Prevention Week 2014 is “Our Lives. Our Health. Our Future.”

National Prevention Week activities highlight the important role each of us has in maintaining a healthy life and ensuring a productive future. To learn more about how to get involved in preventing substance abuse and promoting mental health in your community, use the SAMHSA Toolkit to plan a National Prevention Week event that raises awareness about the importance of behavioral health in your community.

In addition, SAMHSA has identified a number of other ways to get involved:

Visit the National Prevention Week website to learn more.