Youth and young adults
Did you know one person dies every six seconds due to tobacco
use, according to the World Health Organization? Did you know that tobacco
companies target youth just like you? They do this by making tobacco look cool.
Even smoking in movies is done on purpose to target you.
Did you know that you can fight back? Don’t be fooled. You can resist and stay smoke-free.
See what youth are talking about
Young people just like you are getting involved. Explore the links below to see what’s happening.
A provincial campaign led by youth for youth (Freeze the Industry)
Learn about the tobacco industry’s influence in movies (Smoke-Free Movies)
Leave the Pack
Behind (Resource for college and university students)
Industry Denormalization (Research by the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association on ways to eliminate the norm of smoking)
Training Institute (YATI) (An organization that builds skills to
promote health and prevent and reduce tobacco use)
Are you a young person who wants to quit smoking? There is information and support specifically
Want to make a difference in the health of your peers and
your community? Are you between the ages of 12-24? Then think about becoming a Timiskaming
We are leaders that work with our friends, families and
community partners to address health issues that matter to you. Becoming a
youth champion is a great way to gain leadership, teamwork and planning skills.
For more information please contact us.