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"Kick Butts Day" Renamed - Updated Post

Kick Butts Day is now Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action

Comments & Feedback Requested: Tobacco & Vapor Product Prevention & Control Strategic Plan

The Washington State Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention and Control Program, Gay City Health Project and the Rede Group have been working with stakeholders over the past several months to identify strategic priorities for Tobacco and Vapor Product Prevention & Control in Washington State. Click here to view the draft priorities that were developed based on the input of stakeholders across the state through a series of interviews, small group discussions and a prioritization session.

New Resource - Reducing Vaping among Youth and Young Adults

This new SAMHSA guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

Download the publication from here
 

National Prevention Week 2020, May 10–16

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations (SAMHSA) National Prevention Week (NPW) is a public education platform that promotes prevention year-round through providing ideas, capacity-building, tools, and resources to help individuals and communities make substance use prevention happen every day.

Seeking input from DFC & CPWI grantees - tobacco & vapor product prevention work in WA

May 4, 2020

All interested CPWI and DFC program leaders in WA are invited to participate in one-hour Zoom meeting interviews in May or early June about your organization’s priorities, collaborations, and viewpoint on partnerships for tobacco/vapor product work in Washington state.

This is Quitting Social Media Content for COVID-19

As a follow-up to the original post regarding our work with the Truth Initiative (https://www.theathenaforum.org/help-promote-quitting-text-quit-vaping-program-teens-young-adults) here are some tailored social media messages to use during this time:
 

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Help Promote This is Quitting, a Text-to-Quit Vaping Program for Teens & Young Adults

Building off the success of its smartphone app to help teens and young adults quit vaping, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program (CTPP) is partnering with Truth Initiative to promote an innovative text-to-quit vaping program, This is Quitting.

Prevention Technical Transfer Centers releases Pandemic Response Resources

The Prevention Technical Transfer Centers (PTTCs) have create a page on their website to provide quick access to Pandemic Response Resources focused on Prevention. You can access this page via the PTTC website (https://pttcnetwork.org/ )  or by clicking on the following link: https://pttcnetwork.org/centers/global-pttc/pandemic-response-resources

You will find Federal Resources and also Resources from the PTTC Network such as:

Take Down Tobacco Day Digital Power Wall Announced

In light of public gatherings being canceled due to COVID-19, a #TakeDownTobacco Digital Power Wall has been created!

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