Presentation on theme: "Choosing to Be Tobacco Free In this lesson, you will Learn About… Reasons some teens start using tobacco. Strategies for avoiding tobacco use. Ways to."— Presentation transcript:
Choosing to Be Tobacco Free In this lesson, you will Learn About… Reasons some teens start using tobacco. Strategies for avoiding tobacco use. Ways to quit using tobacco.
Choosing to Be Tobacco Free The Vocabulary terms in this lesson are: Cold turkey. Cold turkey Nicotine patch. Nicotine patch
Some of the internal factors that influence teens to start using tobacco include: Stress. Weight. Image. Independence. Peer acceptance. Why Some Teens Start to Use Tobacco - Internal Influences
Why Some Teens Start to Use Tobacco - External Influences Some of the external factors that influence teens to start smoking include: Role models. Peers. Media. Advertising. Family members and other adults.
How Not to Start The best way to lead a tobacco-free life is never to start using tobacco products. Resisting peer pressure to use tobacco can be difficult. These strategies can help: Choose friends who don’t use tobacco. Avoid situations where tobacco may be used. Use refusal skills.
Ways to Refuse Tobacco “I don’t like the taste of cigarettes.” “No, I need to stay fit.” “I’ll get into trouble with my parents.” “I just washed my hair, and I don’t want to smell it up.” “How about chewing a stick of gum instead?” “That big tobacco wad in my mouth would look gross!”
Strategies for Quitting A variety of strategies are available to help someone break the tobacco habit. One way is to quit gradually by reducing the number of cigarettes smoked or the frequency of using chew over a period of time. Another way to quit is cold turkey, or stopping all at once. Cold turkey is thought to be more effective than trying to quit gradually.cold turkey Products such as a nicotine patch can help tobacco users through withdrawal.nicotine patch
1._________ is stopping smoking all at once. Cold turkey Reviewing Terms and Facts
2.List internal and external influences that affect tobacco use. Internal influences include: Stress. Weight. Image. Independence. Peer acceptance. External influences include: Role models. Peers. Media. Advertising. Family members and other adults. Reviewing Terms and Facts
Thinking Critically 3.What advice would you give someone who wants to quit smoking?