The Gift of Support

This holiday season, think about offering an open ear, an encouraging word or an added commitment to help someone who is trying to reach a personal goal. Holidays are often a time when people make new resolutions and reflect on their loved ones and…

Cascade County Celebrates the Great American Smokeout

The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP), a statewide program of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, is joining forces with the American Cancer Society for this year’s Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges smokers to quit cigarettes for at…

Kick Butts Day

On March 21st, Kick Butts Day, young people from North Middle School will join students across the country in the fight against youth tobacco use. Using blacked out student school lockers to help symbolize the lives lost to tobacco related illness, the students will…

Great American Smokeout

This Thursday, November 17th, marks the Great American Smokeout (GASO), an awareness day with over 30 years of history. This year, the Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP), a statewide program of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, is joining forces…

Belt & Centerville: Tobacco Free Schools

Two local school districts, Belt and Centerville, have received recognition as a Tobacco Free School District of Excellence by the Office of Public Instruction Superintendent Denise Juneau and will be highlighted among a growing number of Montana districts for exceptional school policy efforts to…

MT Teens Fight Tobacco

reACT is Montana’s teen-led movement against Big Tobacco. The teens in reACT work to educate others about the dangers of tobacco and take a stand against a leading preventable cause of death—tobacco use.  reACT teens from all corners of Montana are joining together on…