Tobacco and e-cigarette youth prevention school programs provide up-to-date information for teachers and school personnel. These programs help equip teachers and students with knowledge and skills needed be nicotine free.


#iCANendthetrend 

  • Peer led vaping prevention and empowerment program developed by the University of Kentucky. College student facilitators build awareness on the dangers and the cost of e-cigarette use. Facilitators also build student’s refusal skills and empower youth to not use. 
  • @iCANendthetrend on Twitter. 
  • For Elementary, Middle and High school students.

Taking Down Tobacco 

  • For Middle and High School.
  • Youth advocacy training program that educates and engages youth through online and in-person trainings for free. Empowers youth to create change in their communities. 
  • @TobaccoFreeKids on Twitter and Instagram 
  • https://www.takingdowntobacco.org/

CATCH My Breath 

  • For Grades 5th – 12th
  • Youth e-cigarette evidence-based prevention program from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. This program increases student’s knowledge of the dangers of e-cigarette use and givens parents and teachers up to date information on the latest trends. This program is free. 
  • @CATCHhealth on Twitter 
  • https://www.catch.org/bundles/23725

Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

  • Educational resources that can be adapted to fit the needs of students in a variety of settings.  Educators can pick and choose lessons for their students and adapt the lessons and activities for their needs. There are PowerPoints, activities, worksheets, homework assignments and quizzes. For elementary, middle and high schools, community-based organizations and health related agencies. 
  • @StanfordTPT on Twitter 
  • https://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit.html

Healthy Futures

  • Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit alternative to suspension curriculum. 
  • Three versions of the curriculum: 1 hour, 2 hours, and 4 hours.  
  • Curriculum covers health effects, your brain, messaging and cost.  
  • Includes facilitator preparation, activities, a parent letter and time to view curriculum outline.

Know the Risks 


INDEPTH 

  • From the American Lung Association.  
  • INDEPTH (Intervention for Nicotine Dependence Education Prevention Tobacco and Health), is an alternative to suspension or citation program for schools. This alternative to suspension program helps address the teen e-cigarette/vaping problem in a supportive way. This program educated students by focusing on nicotine dependence, establishing healthy alternatives, and ways to end addiction. 
  • https://www.lung.org/quit-smoking/helping-teens-quit/indepth