Our staff are fully trained Stop Smoking Advisors and draw from extensive experience working with young people. All our interventions are based on research and best practice for what works in youth smoke prevention.
Encourages young people’s confidence & inspiration to be themselves. Addresses positive role models & behaviours, skilling up young people to resist what could stand between them & their dreams.
Empowers young people to build the skills needed to make informed decisions. Develops resilience to peer pressure & negative influences from the tobacco industry.
1-3 x 50 minute sessions. Online, interactive resource based on role play. Young people adopt the role of a secret agent to go undercover in a tobacco company.
Practical, experiential kinaesthetic learning. Learn about chemicals in cigarettes & make tar jars to take away, give to someone or our Stop Smoking Service to help real life quitters.
Learn about the truth behind addiction and how it works. This workshop addresses the realities of lifestyle choices and examines the truth behind what we really know about e-cigarettes.
Explores the extent brands & corporations influence our lives, perspectives & decision making. The truth behind how tobacco industry marketing targets young people.
Last year’s film making project was a great success and returns this year for all schools and youth settings across CTRL-Z boroughs. Young people make films on themes from CTRL-Z workshops.
Young people work with CTRL-Z staff on sessions to disseminate information to their peers. Maximising the impact of the CTRL-Z message and gaining valuable CV experience
Question & answer style information sessions for staff or parents. CTRL-Z recognises the importance of a consistent message on important topics like smoking &is available to work with adults who work with young people to maximize the impact of workshops.
Life-size boards that deliver a high impact image with a high impact message, real life facts about the chemicals in cigarettes. Can be displayed in your setting for 1-2 weeks for young people to engage with and take photos to upload and share on social media.
Flexible sessions for drop ins, information stalls, events or assemblies to large groups. Interactive, engaging hands-on learning that raises awareness about smoking and related issues amongst wider groups of young people, throughout whole schools or youth clubs.
Access to support to stop smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy. Available for staff & young people. Staff can also access to FREE Level 2 Stop Smoking Advisor training where a high need for support is identified in a setting. Contact CTRL-Z for more information.