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: 

VIDEOS & SLIDESHOWS:

  • Download & adapt November 2019 Slideshow by The Hub - includes regional data & resources for Southwest CT

  • Vaping toolkit with lots of good graphics from Meriden

  • Fall 2019 "Vaping 101" slideshow from Yale vaping researchers - also available as a 24-minute video

  • Awareness video from the CT Prevention Training Center (3.5 min.)

  • DMHAS/DPH powerpoint (49 slides) updated August 2019 - toolkit for community adaptation/use

  • Behind the Haze 

  • Teen Vaping Prevention Messages that Work: July 2019 video from Rescue Agency social marketers (33 min.)
  • CTTobacco21PSA from CT Clearinghouse
  • Greenwich Together Video PSA 

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS:

CURRICULUM & SCHOOL RESOURCES:

CESSATION RESOURCES:


NEWS OF INTEREST:

  • December 20 CDC press release on EVALI (vaping related illnesses) 

  • September 2019 Pew Research report on vaping by age and attitudes and beliefs

  • November 9, 2019 update from CDC

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

  • November 1, 2019 press release from DPH

  • Health Risks of Vaping (August 2019 NY Times article) 
  • March 17, 2020 press release from FDA

 

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