Programs that Work
Minnesota Smoking Prevention Program
Healthy and Safe Children
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Substance Use and Dependence
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
The Minnesota Smoking Prevention Program is a school-based curriculum designed to prevent students ages 11 to 15 from starting to smoke, or to stop smoking if they have already started. The program includes a heavy reliance on peer leaders to lead many activities over the course of the program's six sessions.
The Minnesota Smoking Prevention Program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: