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Stay Tobacco Free: Schools


Resources

New Brunswick 

Susceptibility to Smoking Amongst Youth in New Brunswick

School Wellness Grants: New Brunswick Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communitites

Tobacco Free Schools Action Guide

Canadian 

BettertoBreathe -
Youth Advisory Committees on Tobacco Awareness, Prevention and Cessation


Joint Consortium for School Health (JCSH): Healthy School Planner
To assist schools in creating and sustaining a healthy school, the Joint Consortium for School Health (JCSH) has developed the Healthy School Planner, a tool that will help schools assess the health of their school and support them in developing an action plan for making improvements.


How to use the Healthy School Planner

Newfoundland and Labrador Alliance for the Control of Tobacco: School Resources

 

 International

A Report of the Surgeon General:Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: We Can Make the Next Generation Tobacco Free

 

 

Reports and Statistics

Youth Smoking Survey. 2012/2013
The Youth Smoking Survey (YSS) is published by Health Canada and provides timely and accurate monitoring of the tobacco use in school aged children (grades 6-12).


New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey
The New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey is a key project of the NB Wellness Strategy and is conducted with students in Grades 4 - 12 and parents of students in Kindergarten to Grade 5.

Survey results are available for important areas of student wellness in the elementary years such as:

mental fitness, healthy weights and lifestyles and social influences and environments. For grades 6-12survey topics include: environments, healthy weights and lifestyles, mental fitness, social relationships and influences, and tobacco and other substance use.