The PUSH-UP Program is a peer-led community at O’Bryant School dedicated to engaging in substance use prevention advocacy among youth, promoting positive behavior change and healthy lifestyle choices.
Driven by issues of importance to the students, and with guidance from O'Bryant Spanish Teacher and Program Director Mr. John Daley, the interactive group identifies and develops initiatives and campaigns to bring awareness to substance use prevention in our youth community across the City.
A peer-to-peer model has proven to be effective for a number of reasons including the opportunity for youth to communicate shared experiences and offer an avenue for sharing knowledge that resonates with their peers. The model promotes the idea that participating students are the experts of their own lives and experiences, encouraging each other to grow.
The 84 warmly welcomes you to your first year of fighting against tobacco as a Chapter AND as a movement! 2018-2019 proved to be an exciting year full of opportunities to expose the tobacco industry, get more teens pumped about…