The Vaping Epidemic
This short video by a local college student is meant to give parents an overview about the problem the US Surgeon General labeled as the latest teenage epidemic. For more information or to get help in quitting, visit Tobacco Free Floridas Quit Your Way.
There are literally thousands of great web sites that can help you in teaching students to avoid the pitfalls of tobacco or quit if they have already started. There are links at the right that go to our social networking sites including our blog, Facebook, Twitter, Edmodo, Linkedin, YouTube and Pinterest. Below that are some great government sponsored sites that you definitely should be using.
Below are additional sites. Some are from the course and some did not make it into the course. This resource is created to supplement and extend your learning so you can teach your students tobacco prevention and intervention. If you find sites to suggest, please send them to one of the support contacts with the subject "Site Recommendation"
Tobacco Free Florida invites you to participate and help Florida become tobacco free. Find out how you can help
Kids all over the state are working to protect their peers from Big Tobacco, and our communities are recognizing them as a huge resource in the fight to make Florida tobacco free. SWAT empowers Florida youth to take a stand and make a change for the next generation.
We're not here to criticize your choices, or tell you not to smoke. We're here to arm everyone – smokers and non-smokers – with the tools to make change.
Truth Initiative is dedicated to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco. We speak, seek and spread the truth about tobacco through education, tobacco control research and policy studies, and community activism and engagement.
OUR GOAL: to reduce tobacco-related death and disease in low- and middle-income countries by preventing the initiation of new smokers, decreasing overall tobacco use, and reducing exposure to secondhand smoke.
This site helps those that are using chewing tobacco, dip and similar products. It's there to support you if you're ready to quit. This type of tobacco is common among young athletes. Share this with your students.