Days of Hope

The 2022 West Virginia Days of Hope:  A Celebration of Prevention and Recovery, will be held the weekend of September 16 – 18.

Day of Hope Resources (Downloadable)

Ideas for Day of Hope:

  • Call a special meeting to access your community & plan your strategies.
  • Provide information/resources to your community.
  • Hold training events and presentations.
  • Place announcements with prevention tips in local venues.
  • Have youth speakers discuss making positive decisions & remaining drug-free.
  • Start a Students Against Destructive Decisions Chapter (SADD) or Youth Board.
  • Purchase permanent Rx drop boxes and place them in your community.
  • Advocate for policy to support prevention efforts.
  • Contact local prevention coalitions and volunteer.

2022 Days of Hope:  “A Walk in Their Shoes.”           

What is Stigma?

Stigma is a feeling of disapproval that most people have about something.
People with a substance use disorder are often stigmatized for their condition
which can deter them from seeking treatment or initiating recovery.

How you can help: