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Prevention Resources

Communities everywhere are witnessing an unprecedented surge in teen vaping, with its alluring flavors and discreet devices making it an escalating public health concern. As leaders, educators, and concerned citizens, it’s imperative that we collectively take proactive measures to curtail this trend. This web page serves as a robust resource hub, bringing together best practices, policy recommendations, research studies, and community success stories. Whether you’re looking to draft, amend, or advocate for anti-vaping policies, these resources will guide your community in establishing frameworks that prioritize the health and well-being of its youngest members. Together, we can pave the way for a vape-free generation.

Curriculum

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Catch My Breath

Catch My Breath

Peer-led teaching approach empowers students with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions about e-cigarettes and resist social pressures to vape.

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Be Vape Free

The Be Vape Free initiative aims to educate students, parents, and educators about the dangers of e-cigarette use among youth. Their website offers engaging educational modules, shares up-to-date information on vaping’s health risks, and empowers individuals to advocate for policies that will protect young people from nicotine addiction.

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Preventing Substance Use in Middle School

Curriculum focuses on curbing teenage non-users from experimenting with alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, vaping, and other drugs, as well as preventing experimenters from becoming regular users.

Campaigns

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PG Creative Prevention Campaigns

PG Creative Prevention Campaigns

I’m No Fuul™ is a prevention campaign aimed at teens to educate them about the dangers and misconceptions of e-cigarettes and vaping. The campaign uses intriguing imagery to convey that e-cigarettes are not as safe as they seem and have some of the same risks as “regular” smoking.

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Down & Dirty

Down and Dirty is a Ready-Made Media Campaign for health organizations in need of an evidence-based rural youth tobacco prevention campaign that can be implemented quickly and cost effectively. Down and Dirty offers an extensive library of Message Packages, each containing all the creative elements necessary to deliver a specific tobacco prevention messages tailored to rural teens, including messages focused on cigarettes, chew, and/or vaping.

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The Truth – Quitting Stories

This section of thetruth.com showcases real stories from young people who have successfully quit vaping or using tobacco products. The stories aim to inspire and motivate others who are on their own quitting journey, creating a sense of community and highlighting that quitting is possible.