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NCS Spotlights Prevention Programs for National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week (May 8-14, 2022) is a national public education platform bringing together communities and organizations to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health. This week, the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is taking the opportunity to spotlight our Prevention Unit, which brings together local government, schools, faith and community organizations and professionals to promote healthy, successful children and youth in Fairfax County.

Improving outcomes for children and youth requires the collaborative effort of the entire Fairfax community. The Prevention Unit plays a critical role in coordinating with community resources using a Collective Impact Approach. Initiatives and coalitions focused on improving outcomes for children and youth in behavioral health that are coordinated or supported by the Prevention Unit include:

For more information on NCS Prevention initiatives or to get involved, visit the NCS website.

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