Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- Social Media Campaign
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
The purpose of the outreach was to educate the population on the effect of smoking on the brain and how they can keep their safe and in good health. With regards to the participation, it was a good one and many youths showed interest in the campaign and some even decided to be brand ambassadors of the campaign. Also, the outcome was not bad as we were able to get to about 500 youths, taking into consideration that it was on done directly that is in schools and indirectly through our social media pages. The session with students lasted for close to 3 hours with the asking questions on matters that needed concerns.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Lesson Plans Grades 9-12
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- Brain Awareness Week Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Youths are much more conscious of the damages smoking cause to their mental health and some decided to stop smoking after the sensitization, and we hope they continue in that spirit.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Many people know the danger of smoking but still decide to smoke. We will love if guidance can be given on how to handle such cases.
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