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DEA Announces Culture-Based Drug Prevention Tools for Educators

The DEA is proud to announce that, in collaboration with Discovery Education and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), has launched the "Good Medicine Bundles," a set of hands-on, science-based, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to address the nation's opioid crisis and encourage resiliency through a Native approach to balance and wellness.

Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal: A Guide for Family and Friends

Helping Your Loved One Who is Suicidal: A Guide for Family and Friends

This guide, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will help families who have a loved one who is suicidal or has made a suicide attempt. It provides information on understanding suicide, warning signs and action steps to take, and how to prevent future attempts and keep your loved one safe.

 

Access the guide from SAMHSA.

View other resources for managing stress, building resilience, and suicide prevention.

National Prevention Week: May 9-15, 2021

 

National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will take place May 9 to 15.

 

SAMHSA Resources:

SAMHSA'S NATIONAL PREVENTION WEEK FACT SHEET

National Prevention Week Informational Page

 
 

National Prevention Week 2021 daily themes: