May 7th-13th 2023
Plan events, messaging, advertising and more.
The power of using the same consistent language and visual elements adds up to Brand Awareness. Our brand is Prevention and we want everyone in the Commonwealth to recognize our efforts as collaborative and unified.
National Prevention Week is the perfect time to remind your community about substance misuse prevention and mental health. CPA is here to help you host an event to raise awareness of your prevention programs, highlight their importance, and shout out your prevention partners and champions.
Unite Our Prevention Efforts
Take selfies with the free downloadable signs. Live-stream your Prevention Week activities. Make videos sharing your prevention efforts.
Look at what your peer groups are doing on their social media. Like their efforts, posts, reels, stories, and most importantly – Follow Each Other!
Tell Your Prevention Stories.
Try to keep things short, concise and meaningful. And don’t forget to use the three hashtags so we can all find you:
#PreventionHappensHere #PAPrevention and #MyPreventionStory
Share their content to your own pages! Sharing the content of others is how groups get in front of an exponential number of viewers.
We can’t stress this enough. Employ all these ideas as many times a day as possible.
Tools, Materials, and Resources
We’ve made it easy for you to represent PA Prevention during National Prevention Week. Want to request a local proclamation? Add graphics to your social media or emails? Print out flyers and posters to take to Harrisburg or your local events? Below you’ll find Quicklinks to several frequently requested Prevention Happens Here materials to help brand your efforts along with the efforts of others in the state.
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Your Efforts Matter!
Prevention Week is a great time to dive into utilizing social media to amplify your prevention advocacy and field efforts. Take a look at what you all did last year during Prevention Week: