Meridian in Michigan and the Centene Institute for Advanced Health Education™ have announced the Centene Institute Youth Impact Award for Vaping Prevention, a curriculum and contest for adolescents ages 14 through 19 to raise awareness about vaping, e-cigarette use and prevention.
Pupils will learn about the dangers of vaping and Do It by Developing and submitting a 30 into 60-second Public Service Announcement (PSA) video. Winners will be announced in summer of 2021.
“Nationally, also in Michigan, vaping and e-cigarette usage has dramatically increased among middle school and Higher school pupils,” stated Sean Kendall, President and CEO in Meridian. “The Youth Impact Award for Vaping Prevention can help enable pupils to share the hazards of vaping and eventually become part of the solution.”
Declared childhood e-cigarette utilize a public health outbreak, also noted that e-cigarette use one of U.S. middle and higher school students increased 900 percent between 2011 and 2018. Moreover, 2019 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration revealed that over 5 million U.S. childhood, such as over one in four high school students and roughly one in 10 middle school pupils, used e-cigarettes before 30 days.
“In Meridian, we’re excited about the possible positive impact that this program will have on our communities and youth around Michigan,” Kendall said. “We welcome entries from youthful Michiganders and look ahead to their work.”
All admissions qualify for up to 10 hours of community service And prizes are offered for the best submissions. For more Details Please see https://www.centeneinstituteaward.com/vapingprevention.