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Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)

Tobacco Program

SWAT - Students Working Against TobaccoStudents Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)

Mission: Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is Florida’s statewide youth organization working to  mobilize, educate, and equip Florida  youth to revolt against and de-glamorize Big Tobacco. It is a united movement  of empowered youth working towards a tobacco-free future.

SWAT is designed to create a youth-led, youth-driven club that will work toward prevention of tobacco use and addiction in local schools and communities.

SWAT provides teens with tools that empower youth to take control of the fight against Big Tobacco.

Reasons to join SWAT:

  • Make a difference and impact the lives of others
  • Participate in local community events to promote the cause
  • Build self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Improve your public speaking, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Learn to set and achieve goals
  • Learn to work as a team
  • Boost your resume
  • Earn service hours for graduation and/or Bright Futures

Monthly meetings are every 4th Thursday
from 5:30pm-7:00pm held at:

St. Lucie County Health Department
5150 NW Milner Drive
Port Saint Lucie, Fl. 34983

For more information about SWAT, please contact the SWAT Coordinator at (772) 785-6144.