Here you will find all the information you will need about National Prevention Week 2021
Community Involvement and Events
National Prevention Week is a week long event held May 9-15th, 2021 through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(SAMSHA) in observance of prevention from various substances. To get more information, visit
The Boone County Drug Prevention Coalition is involved by working with local schools and the local community to provide prevention methods through out Boone County.
How Can you Get Involved?
Get involved in our activities! Be apart of our video contest by submitting a video about why prevention matters to you! See the section below to get more details on rules and how to submit. Also, everyday of the week of May 9-15th, wear the colors for each day!
Monday: Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse; Purple
Tuesday: Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse; Blue
Wednesday: Prevention of Illicit Drug Use and Youth Marijuana Use; Red
Thursday: Preventing Youth Tobacco Use( E-Cigarettes and Vaping); Grey
Friday: Preventing Suicide; Yellow
Stephen Hill Virtual Speaking Event
Join us on Monday May 10th, 2021 for a virtual speaking event featuring Stephen Hills. Stephen is an opioid misuse recovery survivor and has been sober for 8 years. Join us via Zoom to listen to his story, as well as ask any questions you may have regarding substance misuse. For more information about Stephen, visit https://speaksobriety.com . Details regarding our event are posted below.
You will find information about video contest rules, submitting the video, signature form, as well as information about Stephen Hill's virtual speaking event.