Truth Initiative is a non-profit that aims to educate young people about the dangers of tobacco, smoking, vaping, and nicotine addiction. Their website contains a wealth of resources to help teenagers quit nicotine, including a text messaging service which incorporates texts from other teens written about their quitting journey. The Truth Campaign has proved hugely successful since its inception in 2000, helping to prevent millions of teens from starting to smoke.
Know the Truth is Truth Initiative’s free digital curriculum designed to educate middle and high school students about the dangers of e-cigarette use. The curriculum includes four self-led interactive lessons with pre and post-assignments. Students learn about the addictive nature of nicotine, the health risks associated with using e-cigarettes, and strategies to quit using e-cigarettes.
As referenced in the movie. Stanford Research Into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising (SRITA) maintains a comprehensive digital database of over 50,000 tobacco advertisements produced since the 19th century. SRITA examines the promotional activities of the tobacco industry—encompassing cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products. They aim to support policy decisions by providing both legislators and the public with analyses of tobacco advertising campaigns.
Resources found on Truth website:
Resource developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic to help quit smoking or vaping. They offer customized quit plans, interactive guides, text message support, and access to an active, supportive community of other nicotine users on quitting journeys.
A great springboard for parents and educators with many links to resources on preventing youth vaping and supporting quitting for teens already using,