Maryland's Tobacco Resource Center - Linking Professionals to Best Practices

Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health has published an updated Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control. The guide focuses on the critical role of youth engagement in achieving tobacco prevention and control goals. The Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control can help you:

  • Develop a comprehensive approach to youth engagement that includes preparing to engage youth, involving youth in new tobacco control strategies, and sustaining youth engagement over time;
  • Learn from new examples how to engage youth in tobacco prevention and control;
  • Make the case for investing in youth engagement; and
  • Identify the best tobacco control resources and tools to help in planning efforts.”

Tips include how to:

  • Reduce Tobacco Industry Influence
  • Build Community Awareness
  • Create Tobacco-Free Environments

The online version of the guide is available via the CDC’s Smoking & Tobacco Use website.