Get the facts on tobacco
Guides & Activities
Education and increasing awareness are essential to creating the first tobacco-free and nicotine-free generation. Most people don’t realize the negative impact tobacco and nicotine products have on our society and our health. So, we’ve created easily accessible resources that can be downloaded to help you educate your peers and community members about the harmful effects of tobacco use.
Say What! PowerPoints
These presentations were created by Say What! Teen Ambassadors, Consultants, and staff and were presented during numerous statewide trainings including the Say What! Action Summits and annual Texas Tobacco-Free Conference.
Ditch the Nic
Did you know that 70% of smokers want to quit smoking but only 7% are successful? Find out why smoking and nicotine are harmful to your health and why quitting is so beneficial. This session will also discuss resources and strategies that will help those deciding to quit be successful!
Vaping Marketing & Advertising Tactics
You probably see tobacco products every day in TV shows and online streaming without even realizing it. Learn how Big Tobacco is marketing to youth today and how advertising has changed throughout history. This session will also discuss the impact that tobacco has had on pop-culture, movies, video games and more.
Tobacco & COVID-19
Have you ever wondered how tobacco use and COVID-19 may be related? In this session, you’ll learn about the increased risks smoking can have on fighting off COVID-19 and some of the misinformation being provided on the effects of smoking. Also, find out how Big Tobacco and Big Vape have benefited from COVID-19 and used the Coronavirus to market their products even more.
Life of an E-Cigarette
You’ve seen them at your school, in your community, and maybe even in your friend groups. E-Cigarette use like JUUL is rapidly rising among youth. What are these products and what do they look like? What impact can they have on your health? How are they marketing them? Discover the facts to help you address e-cigarettes and vapes in your school.
The Dangers You Should Know
You already know tobacco is the number one preventable cause of death in the United States, but do you know why? Find out about the many ways tobacco products and secondhand smoke can impact your health, and discuss the impact that tobacco has had on pop-culture, movies, video games, and more.
2019 Say What! Action Summit
We want everyone to know about the harms of e-cigarette and tobacco use and the deceptive advertising techniques by Big Tobacco. With this presentation, your group will be able to educate classmates and community members to stay away from e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, and show students throughout Texas the importance of living a healthy tobacco-free life!
How Old is Tobacco?!
You probably see tobacco products every day in your school and community, but where did these products come from? Why are people in your community even using them? Learn all about how tobacco products, ingredients, and advertising have changed throughout history, and how these harmful products ended up in the hands of family members and friends.
Not a Flashdrive!
You’ve seen them at your school, in your community, and maybe even in your friend groups. E-cigarette and JUUL use are rising rapidly among youth. What are these products, what impact can they have on your health, and how are they marketing these products? Find out the facts about these products and learn how to address e-cigarettes and JUUL in your school.
Say What! PowerPoint Template
Create your own presentation with our Say What! themed slide deck. Whether you're giving an educational presentation or recruiting members to join your youth group, you can use this template to help you represent being a part of the Say What! movement.
It’s Never Too Late to Quit
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E-cigarettes & Vaping
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Say What! educational handouts include flyers, fact cards, and infographics that discuss a variety of tobacco prevention topics including e-cigarettes, hookah, smokeless tobacco and much more. You can download these handouts in English or Spanish for any school or community project or as a leave behind when speaking to elected officials, school board members, school administrators, or community organizations and businesses.
Get the Facts on Tobacco
Tobacco-Free School Signage
Does your school know they are required to be tobacco and nicotine-free? Help your school clearly communicate, enforce, and support a tobacco-free,
e-cigarette free campus!
To enhance your facilitation skills, tobacco prevention activities and presentation efforts, we’ve created a variety of guides and activities you can view and implement with ease.
Guides and Activities
More Guides & Activities:
Toll Free: 877.304.2727
Texas School Safety Center
ATTN: Say What Program
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Say What! was created and designed by young people from across Texas and connects students interested in eliminating tobacco from their schools and communities. The Say What! movement is funded by the Texas Department of State Health Services through a contract with the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University.