A new virtual field trip supported by the CVS Health Foundation, Discovery Education and CATCH Global Foundation empowers anti-vaping heroes


SILVER SPRING, Md. –News Direct– Discovery Education

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ — To help students learn how to make healthy decisions for themselves and their community, Be Vape Free presents the new Be Vape Free Heroes virtual field trip, the first of which will take takes place May 3 at 1 p.m. ET. Be free to vape is a national initiative providing free, standards-compliant e-cigarette prevention resources for grades 5-12 teachers, created in collaboration with CVS Health Foundation, CATCH Global Foundation, and Discovery Education.

The Be Vape Free Heroes Virtual Field Trip introduces students to anti-vaping peers and leaders to learn more about the dangers of vaping. Students will discover how social media and other factors can influence their decision-making about vaping, while learning practical strategies for overcoming peer pressure and tools to help addicts find the courage and support they need. to stop. Educators can use this virtual field trip and accompanying classroom content and educational resources to inspire a new generation of health heroes by equipping students with tools they can use to take a stand against vaping in their community. Learn more and register for the free virtual event here.

“The new Be Vape Free Heroes virtual excursion is another powerful resource created through this collaboration which, along with the CATCH My Breath core lessons, equips students with the knowledge and skills to make healthy choices,” said Marcella Bianco. , National Program Director for CATCH My Breath at the CATCH Global Foundation.

Be free to vape ensures that everyone (students, parents, educators and other community members) has access to free prevention resources that educate and empower young people to live healthier lives. With the support of teachers and community members, the Be free to vape initiative is on a mission to foster the first vaping-free generation. the Be free to vape resources are available at BeVapeFree.com and through Discovery Education K-12 Platform.

“With their knowledge and skills, students can accomplish anything, including inspiring their peers to live healthy, vape-free lives,” said Beth Meyer, vice president of social impact at Discovery Education. . “In collaboration with the CVS Health Foundation and the CATCH Global Foundation, we are helping educators support students as they design a healthier future.”

For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media via Twitter and LinkedIn.


Global CATCH FoundationCATCH Global Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charitable organization founded in 2014. Our mission is to empower school communities to cultivate whole-child well-being as a driver of student success and equity social. The Foundation connects underserved schools and communities to the resources needed to create and sustain healthy change for future generations. Learn more about www.catch.org

CVS Health FoundationThe CVS Health Foundation is a private charitable organization created by CVS Health that works to build healthier communities, enabling people of all ages to lead healthy and productive lives. The Foundation provides strategic investments to nonprofit partners across the United States who help increase community access to health care for underserved populations, create innovative approaches to chronic disease management, and offer smoking cessation and prevention programs for young people. To learn more about the CVS Health Foundation and its giving, visit www.cvshealth.com/social-responsibility.

About Discovery EducationDiscovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital education resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving student achievement worldwide. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessible in more than 100 countries and territories. Inspired by global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with like-minded districts, states and organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Discover the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.

contactsBrooks BallardCATCH Global FoundationEmail: [email protected]

Eva PereiraCVS HealthEmail: [email protected]

Grace MaliskaDiscovery EducationEmail: [email protected]

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