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What do we do?

CTRL-Z uses expertise from up to date research on what works in youth smoke prevention.

 

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.

Did you know?

Tobacco companies have given out free cigarettes to young people. Sometimes even at events they have sponsored during school holidays!

Workshop menu

I DARE TO

IDARETO

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.

MIND CTRL

Youth-smoking prevention service

Empowers young people to build the skills needed to make informed decisions. Develops resilience to peer pressure & negative influences from the tobacco industry.

SHISHA

Youth-smoking prevention service

Uses an engaging animation with a soundtrack to address misconceptions about shisha. Uses interactive & tactile resources to reinforce learning.

OPERATION SMOKESTORM

Youth-smoking prevention service

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.

TAR JARS

Tar Jars

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.

DAMAGE CTRL

Smoke free

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.

REALITY CTRL

Youth-smoking prevention service

Explores the extent brands & corporations influence our lives, perspectives & decision making. The truth behind how tobacco industry marketing targets young people.

CTRL Z OSCARS

CTRL - Z Oscars

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.

Did you know?

Tobacco companies set up groups, post pictures of products and ‘friend’ people on Facebook.

Youth Advocates

CTRL-Z has a peer mentoring training module. This is designed for young people.

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

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Staff and parent info services

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.

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Peep boards

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.

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Events, outreach and assemblies

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.

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Smoking cessation

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.

Did you know?

Tobacco companies set up groups, post pictures of products and ‘friend’ people on Facebook.