Did you know that tobacco use and obesity are the two leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States?
Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) promotes healthy living habits and reduces and prevents youth tobacco use and childhood obesity statewide. VFHY receives no taxpayer funds. Since we began working with youth in 2001, we have helped cut the youth smoking rate in Virginia more than in half! Our initiatives include:
See Our Impact
Here's a real #Halloween horror story -- upload a pic to find out what smoking can do to you! http://ifyousmoke.initiatives.qld.gov.au/ #publichealth #smoking
If you smoke
Upload a pic to the Future You Smoking Booth and see how old and horrible you could look if you keep smoking. It’s a shocking transformation.
#Smoking marijuana increases risk of teen suicide, quitting high school, new study finds: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/29/smoking-weed-could-cost-teens_n_6063600.html #publichealth
The Dark Side Of Teenage Marijuana Use
This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Maggie Roache, Nazareth...