An evidence-informed prevention curriculum includes strategies and practices that research has found to be effective in preventing tobacco use.
The California Healthy Kids Resources Center provides access to educational resources that can be borrowed at no cost, including curricula, books, video, and audio.
Contact us for information about live, virtual in-service trainings for the curricula listed below, which include distance learning implementation tips.
Tobacco Prevention Toolkit from Stanford University is a theory-based and evidence-informed educational resource created by educators and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of tobacco and nicotine products.
Keepin’ It REAL (kiR) is a scientifically proven substance use prevention and social and emotional competency enhancing program designed to focus on the competencies linked to preventing substance use and abuse. Students learn how to assess risk, value their perceptions and feelings, and communicate effectively.
Project TND is an interactive substance abuse prevention program that is based on more than two decades of successful research at the University of Southern California. Project TND focuses on three factors: Motivation factors (i.e., students’ attitudes, beliefs, expectations, and desires regarding drug use); Skills (effective communication, social self-control, and coping skills); and Decision-making (i.e., how to make decisions that lead to health-promoting behaviors)