Tobacco Use Prevention Education
15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, CA 92128
Mary Jo Utterback, Program Coordinator
Tobacco Use Prevention Education: Provides education for students about the harmful effects of tobacco use, and assistance to students at risk of or already using tobacco.
Prevention education is provided to students to help them build skills to avoid tobacco use. Goal setting and decision-making are foundations for prevention, along with the effedts of peer pressure, the influence of social media/media literacy, and the harmful effedts of tobacco use. At the secondary level, tobacco cessation classes are provided in addition to continued prevention education.