National Prevention Week (NPW)


Sponsoring Organization

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Offers information on a week-long event dedicated to promoting public awareness of mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs) and increasing community engagement in activities that address these conditions. Includes a planning toolkit, webinars, and other resources to support community prevention efforts and help communities organize local events and activities in support of National Prevention Week. Helps communities connect and collaborate with federal agencies and national organizations to raise awareness about substance use prevention and promote positive mental health.

Geographic Coverage



Community Planning and Coalition Building • Mental Health • Prevention • Substance Use Disorder