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Counties in the West Region Include: 

Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, McNairy, Obion, Tipton, Weakley


Tennessee Teens in Action


Tobacco is no longer accepted as a social norm; Tennessee teens are educating their peers and influencing younger youth on the dangers of tobacco. 

Gibson County Shccol

“I don’t Vape because”

Gibson County Special School District provided some informative information regarding Juuling. By presenting the effects of vaping to two middle schools. They also presented the effects of vaping, along with ways and instruments students utilize in order to vape to faculty at Rutherford School. They also equipped all school counselors within the Gibson County Special School District with a juuling PowerPoint presentation. 

February 2020


Obion County Central High School

Tobacco-Free Softball

Way to go Obion County Central High School Softball team for choosing to be tobacco-free!

November 2019


Chester County Middle School Baseball

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutouts to Chester County Middle School! Their baseball team took the pledge to be tobacco-free. We to go, team! 

November 2019 


Camden Middle School Softball Team

Tobacco-Free Softball

Way to go Camden Middle School softball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge. 

November 2019


South Fulton High School Softball Team

Tobacco-Free Softball

Way to go South Fulton Middle and High School softball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge! 

November 2019


Benton

Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Great American Smokeout Education

On November 15th, the Benton County Health Department partnered with Coordinated School Health and CHS Drug Alliance students to promote Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the Great American Smokeout at Camden Central High School. The purpose of this event was to educate students on the harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine use, provide cessation resources, and to encourage those who are currently using tobacco or nicotine to make a plan to quit. Public Health Educator Crystal Floyd provided 578 students with tobacco cessation resources and giveaways during a lunch and learn education session. For the month of November Floyd also partnered with Camden Central High School Health Education Department and Camden Jr. High School Guidance classes in order to provide tobacco and e-cigarette/vaping education to 89 students. 

November 2019


Decatur County Schools Smoke-Free

Decatur Schools Have a New Smoke-Free Policy

Makenzie a TNSTRONG Youth Ambassador and her team spent many hours educating adults and school stakeholders on the need for a change in their schools. 

September 2019


Riverside High School

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Congrats Riverside High School Baseball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge. 

April 2019


Ripley_MS

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutouts to Ripley Middle School! Their baseball team is tobacco-free! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! 

February 2019


Dresden_HS

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutout goes to Dresden High School! Their baseball team is tobacco-free! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! 

February 2019


Adamsville_HS

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutout goes to Adamsville High School! Their baseball team is tobacco-free! CONGRATULATIONS!!! 

February 2019

Chester County Middle School Softball

Tobacco-Free Softball

Congrats to the Chester County Middle School softball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge. 

November 2019


Union City Middle School

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Congrats to the Union City Middle School baseball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge. 

October 2019


Great American Smoke Out

The Great American Smoke Out at the University of Tennessee Martin

The Mission of the Healthy Hawks Initiative is to develop a culture of health at the University of Tennessee Martin by implementing strategies that promote healthy behaviors to improve the health of faculty, staff and students.  Health promotion activities will continue throughout the year related to the Tennessee Department of Health, Big Four:  Tobacco Free, Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Substance Misuse. 

November 2019


Great American Smoke Out

Great American Smoke-Out

The Decatur County PPI team provided information on the dangers of vaping and juuling, the Tennessee Tobacco Quitline number, and giveaways to all students and facility at the UT Martin Parsons Center on November 14, 2019 to observe the Great American Smoke Out.  

November 2019


Camden Central High School Softball

Tobacco-Free Softball

Shoutout goes to Camden Central High School Softball team for choosing to be tobacco-free.!!

October 2019


Union City High School

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Way to go Union City High School baseball team for choosing to take the Tobacco-Free Pledge. 

September 2019

Crockett County High School

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Congrats Crockett County High School for taking the Tobacco-Free Pledge. 

September 2019


Martin_Middle_School_Weakley_County

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Way to go Martin Middle School in Weakley County! Their baseball team took the tobacco-free pledge! 

March 2019


ripley_high_school

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutouts to Ripley High School Their baseball team is tobacco-free! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! 

February 2019


Greenfield_HS

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutout goes to Greenfield's High School! Their baseball team is tobacco-free! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! 

February 2019


Decatur County Middle School

Tobacco-Free Baseball

Shoutout to the Decatur County Middle School baseball team for taking the tobacco-free pledge. Way to go!

February 2019