September marks National Suicide Prevention Month – a month to remember the lives lost to suicide, the millions of people who have struggled with suicidal ideation, and acknowledge the individuals, families, and communities that have been impacted.
National Recovery Month
Held every September to promote evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the nation’s strong & proud recovery community, and the service providers and communities who make recovery in all its forms possible.
Mental Health Awareness Month
SAMHSA recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) every May to increase awareness about the vital role mental health plays in our overall health and well-being.
National Prevention Week
National Prevention Week is a national public education platform showcasing the work of communities and organizations across the country dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of substance misuse prevention and positive mental health.
International Overdose Awareness Week
August 31 is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose. This year’s theme, “Recognizing those people who go unseen,” is about acknowledging people in our communities who are affected by overdose but who might go unseen in the crisis.
SAMHSA’s 20th Prevention Day!
Prevention Day takes place on Monday, January 29, 2024, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center near Washington, D.C. Join us for the largest annual, national gathering dedicated to advancing the prevention of substance misuse.