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Most smokers begin smoking in adolescence. According to the CDC, nearly 9 out of 10 smokers first smoked by the age of 18. Additionally, electronic cigarette use is growing among teens and young adults.
Through a comprehensive TUPP program, Job Corps is poised to prevent smoking in students who do not yet smoke and to help smokers quit.
Policy & Directives
Job Corps Policy
PRH Chapter 2: Student Support Services, 2.3 Health Services, R6. Tobacco Use Prevention Program (TUPP)
PRH Chapter 5: Management Services, 5.3 Safety & Security, R5 Unauthorized Goods
PRH Chapter 5: Management Services, 5.8 Facility Operations & Maintenance, R4 Center Sustainability
Exhibit 5-6 Center Health Services Staffing Requirements
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Forms & Documents
Within 20 Minutes of Quitting
This glossy-color poster features what happens within 20 minutes after smokers inhale that last cigarette to 15 years after quitting.
The Benefits of Quitting
This bright-color poster displays the benefits of quitting compared to smokers.
Vaping and eCigarettes
— June 28, 2022
American Cancer Society
Provides information on health issues, tips for quitting, and smoking legislation.
American Lung Association (ALA)
Provides information on a variety of smoking control and prevention programs targeted to specific groups.
Provides general information on tobacco, federal and state laws and policies, health statistics, and evidence-based methods on how to quit.
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Provides information on public policy at the federal, state, and local levels; supports advocacy programs and events.
CDC Quit Smoking
For support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free educational materials, and referrals to local resources, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669); TTY 1-800-332-8615.
CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use
Provides information about preventing tobacco use among youth, smoking cessation, and environmental tobacco smoke.
CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use: Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs
An evidence-based guide to help states plan and establish effective tobacco control programs to prevent and reduce tobacco use. The book identifies and describes the key elements for effective state tobacco control programs, including programs designed for communities, schools, and the entire state.
CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use: Dispelling the Myths about Tobacco: A Community Toolkit for Reducing Tobacco Use Among Women
This printable toolkit includes suggestions and ideas in the form of presentations, programs, media outreach, and other activities.
CDC Smoking & Tobacco Use: What You(th) Should Know About Tobacco
A handout for youth about tobacco use.
Provides personalized quit plan, resource center, and links to other helpful programs.
Freedom From Smoking
The American Lung Association's popular smoking cessation program is available free online.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Tobacco/Nicotine and Vaping
The site contains fact sheets and research reports on nicotine addiction.
Provides additional information and support for those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids. Offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.
SAMHSA Tips for Teens: The Truth about Tobacco
Provides facts and dispels myths about tobacco use, long- and short-term effects, physical and legal implications, and treatment information.
Provides an online guide to quitting and telephone support/instant messaging with an expert.
Stanford Medicine: Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
Theory-based and evidence-informed resources created by educators, parents, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of tobacco and nicotine.
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