SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week - Resources for Celebration


Every year during National Prevention Week (NPW), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates communities, organizations, and individuals that are working to promote substance misuse prevention and positive mental health.

During NPW (May 7-13), there are SAMHSA-hosted events. Use these links to find information.

You can also plan and host your own NPW activities and events using these resources:

If you are interested in promoting substance misuse prevention and positive mental health in primary care practices and ambulatory care settings, check out the Academy for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care’s products and resources, including:

  • Topical briefs – that provide practical guidance on timely topics and issues related to integrated behavioral health
  • Playbooks – that provide implementation steps for integrating behavioral health and medication-assisted treatment into primary care

For more information on National Prevention Week, see: