Helping Teens Take a Stand Against Tobacco and Nicotine

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Are you a teen and want to beat your smoking or tobacco use habit? Are you tired of wasting money on cigarettes or other tobacco products?

The STAND program at Dayton Children's will help you stop using tobacco and to choose a more healthy attitude and behavior. Videos, visual aids, monitoring devices and role play makes this interactive program interesting and effective in raising your awareness of tobacco use and the ways tobacco companies get you to use their products.

For more information or to register, call Belinda Huffman at 937-641-3266.

This program is a community service from Dayton Children's respiratory care department.

Are you an adult who wants to quit?
The STAND program is currently available for teens only. Please contact our Family Resource Center at 937-641-3700 for smoking cessation programs in the community. You may also call 937-641-3266. This will help Dayton Children's determine how many adults might be interested in a smoking cessation program sponsored by Dayton Children's.

 

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Upcoming Events

Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at go.cityofdayton.org or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

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