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Program Details
Cost
Ages
Evidence-Based
Duration
Partners
CAN$300  (tax included)
Per site / per year
11-15 Years / Grades 6-9
Can be taught in one or multiple grades
Shown to significantly reduce the likelihood of vaping in the year following program implementation
(Kelder, S. H. et al. 2020)
4 Lessons (Including video recordings of lessons)
30-40 mins / lesson
Program developed in partnership with:

  • CATCH My Breath Canada - A Youth Vaping Prevention Program

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    CATCH My Breath Canada - A Youth Vaping Prevention Program

Featured On
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  • https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/09/health/juul-teen-vape-debate/index.html
  • https://www.edutopia.org/article/schools-respond-rise-student-vaping
  • https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/03/juul-e-cigarettes-popularity-among-teens-concerns-schools-fda.html
  • https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4751445/catch-breath-axios
  • http://www.fox46charlotte.com/news/local-news/new-program-helps-prevent-use-of-e-cigarettes-in-schools

Program Features

  • Parent Resources

    CATCH My Breath Parent Page contains a presentation and educational resources for parents to stay informed.

  • Slideshows & Videos

    Engaging multimedia embedded into each lesson. Slideshows include teacher's notes to reduce preparation needed.

  • Grassroots Team

    A "Stand with CATCH My Breath" grassroots team helps parents, teachers, public health professionals, and concerned citizens stay informed.

Used by Top United States School Districts Nationwide
– Including –


  • https://www.dallasisd.org/
  • https://www.wearecms.com/
  • https://www.knoxschools.org/
  • https://www.warehamps.org/


Training Options

In-Service

Recorded
Participants who complete this training will be trained to implement the CATCH My Breath program within their community.

Free
1/2 Hour
Recorded format
Certificate of Training Completion available after post-training quiz

Topics

Youth vaping epidemic
E-cigarette laws and policies
CATCH My Breath curriculum
Access Training

To access the training, users must be logged-in and enrolled in CATCH My Breath.

What People Are Saying

Tennessee
"This is a well done, much needed, and welcome resource! ...Thank you for your hard work in this challenging area."

CATCH My Breath Educator

Tennessee

Florida
"The CATCH.org site offers an amazing amount of guidance and will help to guide us and educate parents, teachers and students."

CATCH My Breath Parent

Florida

Rhode Island
“I learned a lot about the harmful chemicals in vaping products... learning this makes me want to NOT do it even more.”

CATCH My Breath Student

Rhode Island

CATCH® programs, including CATCH My Breath, are disseminated by CATCH Global Foundation under license. Organizations may not charge for, nor profit from, the teaching, implementation, or use of any CATCH programs. No tobacco or e-cigarette industry funds were used to develop the CATCH My Breath program. CATCH Global Foundation does not accept any funding from the tobacco or e-cigarette industries.