Prevention Week


  • SAMHSA National Prevention Week-May 12-18, 2019

    For more information:  https://www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week/about

    National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental health and/or substance use disorders.

    The three primary goals of National Prevention Week are to:

    • 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.
  • Monday, May 13: Preventing Prescription and Opioid Drug Misuse
  • Tuesday, May 14: Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse
  • Wednesday, May 15: Preventing Illicit Drug Use and Youth Marijuana Use
  • Thursday, May 16: Preventing Youth Tobacco Use
  • Friday, May 17: Preventing Suicide

The importance of this week is crucial to all of our communities especially the youth, we served. Join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PuebloYSalud.org or Instagram @puebloysalud  to gain more information on these issues!