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In Healthy Trinity we pride ourselves on having strong, evidence-informed opinions and we aim to use our voice to contribute to debate about health. Do you have something you'd like to say? Can you support your opinion with robust evidence? If so, get in touch on health.promotion@tcd.ie and let's see if we can work together. Below are some examples of student and staff led campaigns that aim to support a tobacco-free Ireland. You can see more on our Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter.

Is the environment a “victim” of tobacco ?

By Sarah Sanusi, 2nd year medical students as part of the #TCDMedStudentInitiative on Healthy Trinity Instagram
 
As students, we love to gather on nights-out with friends, to get a social break from reality. Many of us may not smoke on a daily basis but will smoke socially on these occasions. Have you ever thought about the effect of  that ‘one cigarette’ on the environment?

Read more here.

No Ifs Or Butts - How Tobacco Damages the Planet

Fourth year Business students created the No Ifs or Butts campaign to highlight the damage tobacco does to the environment. You can view it on Instagram here.

Other Campaigns Summary

The Healthy Trinity initiative was established in 2014 by the Tobacco Policy Committee to implement Healthy Ireland. Its focus is on all health promotion, not just tobacco. Some examples of Healthy Trinity campaigns undertaken by Trinity students and staff are below. If you have ideas for others, email Martina on health.promotion@tcd.ie