Jacksonville State University Peer Educators and Counseling
& Career Services will be sponsoring “Tobacco Awareness Day” Wednesday,
Peer Educators and CCS Counselors will be in the 2nd floor lobby of the TMB from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with general information
about tobacco as well as facts and figures on tobacco use. There will be a
special presentation at 3:00 p.m. in TMB room 303 by Coretta Grant, LBSW,
Tobacco Prevention and Control Coordinator.
Network reports the following facts and figures at tobaccofreeu.org:
- 28.2% of college
students indicated using tobacco (cigarettes, chew, or snuff) in the past
30 days. (2005 Core Survey)
just four cigarettes can give a person a 90% chance of becoming addicted.
causes more deaths in the U.S.
than AIDS, automobile accidents, homicides, suicides, drug overdoses and
Peer Educators encourage everyone to come out to Tobacco
Awareness Day and learn more about tobacco and its impact on our campus
Counseling and Career Services sponsors a variety of
workshops and events designed to assist students in their career, education, and
personal development. These programs are provided free of charge to members of
the JSU community.