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FREE knowledge exchange webinar - Young Adults and Tobacco Use - Leave The Pack Behind - Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)

Dec 1, 2015

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) invites nurses and other healthcare providers to attend a FREE knowledge exchange webinar to learn more about young adults and tobacco use.

Title: Party Without the Smoke: Young Adults’ Use of Cigarettes and Alternative Products, Why and How to Intervene

Date: December 1st from 1 pm to 2pm AST

Would you like to know more about:

How young adults are using tobacco?

How tobacco patterns have changed with the emergence of alternative products (shisha, chew, vapes, and cigarillos)?

How to intervene with young adult social and occasional smokers? 

Please join us for a webinar from Leave The Pack Behind that will focus on the smoking and quitting behaviours of young adults, the age group with the highest smoking prevalence in the province.  This webinar will shed light on the social context of tobacco use and how this priority population view their tobacco use behaviour. Alternative tobacco product use will be discussed, as will the association between tobacco products, alcohol, and marijuana.

Presenters:

Lindsay Taylor, MA
Assistant Manager, Communications & Programming, Leave The Pack Behind
Lindsay has been working in tobacco control for 8 years, with a special focus on developing and delivering effective, tailored cessation and prevention programs for young adults.Since 2009 Lindsay has co-managed Leave The Pack Behind’s provincial programming projects and social marketing campaigns alongside a team of particularly talented, efficient, and determined health promotion professionals. In 2013, Lindsay led Leave The Pack Behind’s off-campus program expansion with the goal of making the program accessible to all young adults in the province by building strong mutually beneficial partnerships with numerous local, provincial, and national organizations. Annually, Lindsay manages all aspects of the wouldurather… contest which she has steered from its roots as a contest occurring at a dozen post-secondary institutions to one of the largest quit and win contests in the country, successfully engaging over 13,000 participants for the past two years.

Tyler Moon, MHS
Assistant Manager, Communications & Programming, Leave The Pack Behind

Tyler has been working with Leave The Pack Behind since 2013 with over 15 years of experience in health promotion. As an Assistant Manager, Communications & Programming, Tyler co-steers the programming directions of Leave The Pack Behind on-campus and in communities across Ontario. Tyler actively collaborates with Public Health Units, Government partners, Non-Government organizations and various other on- and off-campus stakeholders, to increase the availability of, and access to, Leave The Pack Behind’s evidence-based programs and services for young adults. Tyler has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Community Health from Brock University, and a Master of Health Science degree in Health Leadership from Athabasca University. With a lifelong passion for living a balanced healthy lifestyle, Tyler enjoys being active and spending time with his wife and two children.

Register Now: https://rnaochampions.webex.com/rnaochampions/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef8abc1ba5d85ac6c0b541036cf46b381