Nicotine/Vaping

DID YOU KNOW? 

(1) Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the U.S.

(2) Vaping is increasingly popular among teens and young adults, who perceive it to be relatively safe. (It isn't!) 

(3) 2nd hand smoke is dangerous whether it's from cigarettes or vapes. 

(4) Smoking cigarettes appears to be rising again after years of decreasing. 

(5) Vapes are frequently used for marijuana. 


Learn more in our 2019 regional profile on nicotine in Southwest CT


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Prevention Resources

FACTSHEETS/HANDOUTS: 

  • The Hub's 2-page infographic on nicotine & vaping in Southwest CT here.

  • CT Prevention Training Center infograph on vaping in Connecticut

  • 1-page “Smoking/Vaping Laws Have Changed!” editable info sheet  from The Hub here 

  • CDC factsheet: What is Vaping/Electronic cigarettes?

  • Smart Approaches to Marijuana factsheet on vaping THC (October 2019)

LATEST NEWS:

  • November 9, 2019 update from CDC

  • November 6, 2019 resource digest focused on vaping & the behavioral health population, from the National Behavioral Health Network

  • October 11, 2019 press release from DPH

  • Health Risks of Vaping (August 2019 NY Times article) 

VIDEOS & SLIDESHOWS:

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:

CURRICULUM & SCHOOL RESOURCES:

CESSATION RESOURCES

 

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