Catch My Breath
is an e-cigarette and JUUL prevention program that will provide students with the skills to resist peer pressure and media influences to try e-cigarettes. It is an evidence-based program that was shown to substantially reduce students likelihood of vaping in the year following the programs implementation. Students also show an increased knowledge of the dangers of vaping and choosing a vape-free lifestyle.
Project ALERT is a free classroom‐based substance abuse prevention program for 7th and 8th graders that’s proven to reduce the experimental and continued use of drugs. Through a series of comprehensive lessons, Project ALERT motivates students against drug use, cultivates new non-use attitudes and beliefs, and equips teens with the skills and strategies they’ll use to resist drugs.
The You and Me, Together Vape-Free (Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit) is a new curriculum, theory-based and evidence-informed educational resource created by educators and researchers aimed at addressing the key factors associated with youth e-cigarette use, including changing adolescents' attitudes towards and misperceptions about e-cigarettes; increasing their refusal skills to flavors, marketing, and social media; reducing stress and depression which have been linked to e-cigarette initiation and use; improving coping skills; and decreasing intentions and actual use of all e-cigarette products. The curriculum has middle and high school program along newly added elmentary lessons.
The new Smart Talk: Cannabis Prevention & Awareness Curriculum, is a 5-lesson (middle school and high school programs) theory-based and evidence-informed curriculum created by the Stanford REACH Lab as well as by our Youth Action Board, educators, healthcare providers, and scientists across the U.S. It addresses adolescents' misperceptions and increase their knowledge about cannabis and the harms they can cause. A two lesson elementary curriculum is now available.
YVAPE is a free educational program with phone coaching support for students who have been vaping at school. YVAPE is available to California public middle and high schools who will enroll students instead of alternative disciplinary action for vaping. YVAPE is designed to provide a positive experience for the student and help them think through their vaping behavior.