National Prevention Week
May 13 - May 19
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are to:
Involve communities in raising awareness about behavioral health issues and implementing prevention strategies;
Foster partnerships and collaboration with federal agencies and national organizations dedicated to behavioral and public health; and
Promote and disseminate quality behavioral health resources and publications.