The Anti-Vaping Online Information Dissemination (AVOID) program is a media-basedonline prevention toolkit for vape prevention for middle and high school students.

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?

AVOID helps adults talk to kids about avoiding vapes. AVOID supports institutions who work with youth.

Community-based
organisations
Schools
Individual teachers
Parents
Local community
groups
Coaches
Faith-based
institutions

WHAT DOES AVOID CONTAIN?

AVOID contains brief educational videos and discussion guides. The videos engage students and provide information. The accompanying discussion guides help adults present these videos to kids and conduct a deeper conversation on topics that include:

What’s in vapes and who is using them?

What’s in vape “smoke”?

Physical consequences of vaping

Nicotine in vapes and risk of addiction

Harmful flavors in vape liquid

How the tobacco industry targets youth with vapes

AVOID was created by KDH Research & Communication with funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (grant number R44DA041004). Its content is solely the responsibility of KDHRC and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute on Drug Abuse or the National Institutes of Health.

ABOUT KDH RESEARCH AND COMMUNICATION

KDH Research & Communication (KDHRC) is an Atlanta-based research and communication firm funded by the federal government to reduce youth vaping. We have partnered on many national, state, and local drug prevention campaigns that have had powerful and wide-reaching outcomes. We are dedicated to conducting rigorous research and creating powerful programs that change behavior. Please visit the KDHRC website at www.kdhrc.com.