National Prevention Week Kickoff Monday May 15th

May 11, 2017


May 15, 2017  /  11 a.m. EDT
Jack Morton Auditorium  /  The George Washington University
Washington, DC

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Join SAMHSA to kick off National Prevention Week 2017 on Monday, May 15, 2017!

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) invites you to join us as we kick off National Prevention Week (NPW) 2017. Held this year from May 14 to 20, 2017, NPW is an annual observance in which communities, organizations, and individuals around the country come together to raise awareness about the importance of substance misuse prevention and the promotion of mental health and wellness. 

This year’s national NPW event—–featuring the NPW 2017 theme “Making Each Day Count”—–will be held on Monday, May 15, at 11 a.m. EDT at The George Washington University’s (GW) Jack Morton Auditorium. Hosted by NBC4 Washington news anchor Angie Goff, this event will feature remarks and performances by:


The event venue is sponsored by the Colonial Health Center(CHC) at GW, which provides integrated, confidential, student-centered services in an accessible, safe, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment. The CHC seeks to promote healthy lifestyle choices and to holistically support the physical and emotional well-being of students in order to achieve academic success.

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