National Inhalants & Poisons Awareness Week

March 15-21, 2015

What is National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week?

National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week, also known as NIPAW, is an annual, community level program that takes place the third week in March to highlight understanding and education around inhalant abuse prevention.

Developed in 1992 by the National Inhalant Prevention Coalition, NIPAW is an extension of National Poison Prevention Week.

Why take part in NIPAW?national inhalants and poisons awareness week

A child is 50% less likely to try an inhalant if an adult has spoken to them about the dangers of inhalant abuse.

Talk. They will listen.

Daily Themes

This year, ACE will be promoting NIPAW through the below daily themes.  Click on each theme to get more information, suggested tweets, pictures, etc. to share with your network.

How to Get Involved

From hosting an event, to sharing a blog post, or even tweeting about the week, there are a variety of ways you can take part in NIPAW this year. Complete the check list below to make sure you are prepared for NIPAW!