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Project EX

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Healthy and Safe Children

Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       Middle School
       High School
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Physical Health
       Substance Use and Dependence

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

Project EX is an eight-session school-based smoking cessation program for adolescents. The program operates through clinic groups of 8 to 15 students. Program sessions involve a variety of activities and to teach students strategies for coping with stress, dealing with nicotine withdrawal, and avoiding relapses, such as games and teaching techniques for self-control and mood management.

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Program Reviews

The Project EX 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:

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices

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