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Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition (HTS2S) launches Not2Vape.org

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With a grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition Youth Task Force created a healthy messaging campaign to educate youth about the dangers of vaping, particularly its impact on health. youth mental health, as well as two text messaging services that have been shown to significantly help young people quit vaping.

At the center of this campaign is the Not2Vape.org web page. On this page, young people can learn more about Live Vape Free Virginia and This is Quitting text messaging services. The coalition primarily promotes Live Vape Free Virginia, as much of the information is based on Virginia youth and many posts were created by other Virginians. Additionally, his website has resources for parents of young people who vape. This is Quitting was created by the Truth Initiative and takes a more national perspective, but it’s also a great service with great messages about vaping. Both services are free, based on accurate information and feature messages from young people who are also struggling with nicotine addiction.

As the campaign develops, the youth working group will add messages, information and images to the site. Young people in Henrico will also notice advertisements promoting the site on billboards throughout the county, participating schools and social media. The campaign will also include a vaping prevention and cessation video created by the HTS2S youth task force. The campaign will culminate later this year with a social media video contest.

The Youth Task Force invites other young people to join the fight against nicotine addiction.

For more information about Not2Vape.org, stop vaping services, and/or joining the Youth Task Force, email [email protected] or call (804) 876-2785.

To download campaign flyers, go to tinyurl.com/hts2s-N2V2022.

Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that promotes health and wellness in Henrico County with a focus on reducing youth substance abuse through the education, advocacy and capacity building.

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