Teenagers experience peer pressure, and it can have significant consequences…some good and some bad. Engaging high school students in developing messages about the dangers of vaping using a video challenge has created a positive buzz through the hallways and in the community. The South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care is expanding to include the creative talents of students participating in one-act plays to grow the collection of peer-based messages aimed at prevention, cessation, and education around tobacco use.
Highlight the growing numbers of adolescents who use tobacco or vape products
Describe the criteria of the Vaping Video Challenge
Encourage the use of peer-based tobacco/vaping prevention messages