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Tobacco Use Prevention Education Program (TUPE)

The purpose of the TUPE program is to reduce youth tobacco use by helping students make healthful tobacco-related decisions through tobacco-specific educational instruction and activities that build knowledge as well as social skills and youth development assets.

The Contra Costa County Office of Education provides technical assistance to school districts to develop and implement effective, comprehensive tobacco education programs. Training and technical assistance provided includes:

  • Tobacco-free schools certification
  • Annual county-wide TUPE Site Coordinator training
  • California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) administration and data sharing training
  • Alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) curriculum trainings for teachers
  • Grant writing support
  • Quarterly district and community partner networking meetings
  • Current research on adolescent ATOD use, as well as effective prevention and intervention strategies

Contra Costa County Youth Health Coalition (CYHC)

Vision: We envision the Contra Costa County Youth Health Coalition to be a youth-centered and directed group that plays a leadership role in addressing health-related issues. Young people will develop skills that empower them to create healthy environments through awareness and advocacy projects.


Our e-Newsletter:
Health & Wellness Matters

TUPE eNewsletterThis is our Health & Wellness Matters e-newsletter –
a space to share exciting updates, useful resources and upcoming events regarding comprehensive student health.

We have meetings and trainings planned for the upcoming school year that will provide meaningful opportunities to discuss and share strategies to best meet the physical, mental and emotional health needs of Contra Costa County students.

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Tobacco Free School Certification

Tobacco-free school policies are associated with decreased smoking prevalence among adolescents (Pentz et al., 1989). In addition, everyone – students, school staff, parents, and community members – benefit from reduced exposure to secondhand smoke.

Certified Local Education Agencies

Agency / District Expiration Date
Contra Costa County Office of Education June 30, 2015
Acalanes Union High School District June 30, 2015
Antioch Unified School District June 30, 2017
Brentwood Union School District June 30, 2016
Byron Union School District June 30, 2017
Canyon School District June 30, 2016
John Swett Unified School District June 30, 2016
Knightsen Elementary School District June 30, 2015
Lafayette School District June 30, 2015
Liberty Union High School District June 30, 2016
Martinez Unified School District June 30, 2015
Moraga School District June 30, 2015
Mt. Diablo Unified School District June 30, 2016
Orinda Union School District June 30, 2015
Pittsburg Unified School District June 30, 2016
San Ramon Valley Unified School District June 30, 2016
Walnut Creek School District June 30, 2015
West Contra Costa Unified School District June 30, 2017

 

Resources

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Tobacco Cessation/Quit Resources

 

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Page updated on: September 19, 2014

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