UVA Cancer Center Without Walls Launching Youth Tobacco Prevention Program

The University of Virginia Cancer Center and Cancer Center Without Walls Southwest Virginia Community Advisory Board is launching a program to cut tobacco use among both teens and adults in partnership with UVA Wise students and Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Backed by a three-year Community Innovation grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the program will begin October 2021 at Wise County’s Coeburn Middle School. Called FamHealth: Family-Based Health Promotion to Prevent Tobacco Use, the projects seek to break the generational cycle of tobacco use through targeted messaging for parents created by kids. Read More >>>