celebrating 25 years of youth tobacco prevention!


Listen to our press release where we are celebrating 25 years of youth tobacco prevention!

Since 1991, the Right Decisions Right Now youth tobacco prevention program has offered materials to middle schools to help educators address the important issue of making good decisions, even if peer pressure and example might suggest a different decision. Originally developed by Lifetime Learning Systems, Inc. and funded by R.J. Reynolds, By Kids for Kids (BKFK) later updated and adapted the program to digital-lesson format for use in modern classrooms.

Checkout all our resources to help educate on youth tobacco prevention:

Infographic:  10 Facts 2B Tobacco Free

Each day in the U.S., 2,100 young people become addicted to cigarettes. 1 in 13 students will die early from a smoking-related illness. This infographic contains more startling youth tobacco facts like these that’s sure to resonate with students.

The 10 facts to be tobacco free are sure to resonate with your students. Simply fill out the form here for instant access.

“That’s” should be “that are”, and I think the link and request to fill out the form may be outdated. Seems like that’s something we did on the site years ago but doesn’t seem to be a requirement anywhere else.

Poster:  The Cost of Smoking

What really is the cost of smoking for students?  How about their health…their friends…their independence?  This digital poster is jam-packed with resources to help teach about the negative impact of smoking and tobacco use.

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