E-Cigarette Use Prevention Resources by Prevention Plus Wellness

E-Cigarette Use Prevention Resources by Prevention Plus Wellness

Substance use prevention and health specialists providing Prevention Plus Wellness programs sometimes need additional resources for themselves as well as their participating youth and parents.

Below is a list of e-cigarette resources for youth, teachers and parents.

Electronic Cigarettes, Smoking & Tobacco Use, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Description: Provides facts about electronic cigarettes, their health effects and the risks of using e-cigarettes.: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/index.htm

Vaping Devices (Electronic Cigarettes), DrugFacts, National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Description: Describes what are vaping devices, how they work, vaping among teens, how they affect the brain, their health effects, and can they help a person quit smoking.: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults, Smoking & Tobacco Use, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Description: Website answering the questions: What are e-cigarettes?, How do they work?, What is JUUL?, Why is nicotine unsafe?, What are other risks of e-cigarettes?, What’s in an e-cigarette aerosol?, Can using e-cigarettes lead to regular cigarette use?, Aren’t e-cigarettes safer than regular cigarettes?, What can I do to prevent e-cigarette use among my youth?, and Where can I learn more?: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/Quick-Facts-on-the-Risks-of-E-cigarettes-for-Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults.html

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People, US Department of Health and Human Services.

Description: Learn more about the risks of e-cigarettes pose to youth and young adults – and share the facts using these Surgeon General’s Report resources.: https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/resources.html

Links to E-Cigarette Resources, Smoking Facts, American Lung Association.

Description: Links to websites, reports educational materials, toolkits and more information on e-cigarettes.: https://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/smoking-facts/e-cigarette-resources.html

Quitting E-Cigarettes, Truth Initiative.

Description: Resources to help teens and young adults quit vaping e-cigarettes.: http://www.truthinitiative.org/research-resources/quitting-smoking-vaping/quitting-e-cigarettes

Vaping E-Cigarette PPW Media Campaign, Prevention Plus Wellness

Description: The ready-to-implement Vaping E-Cigarette Prevention Plus Wellness Media Campaign was designed to correct myths, misconceptions, and norms about e-cigarette use, increase awareness of e-cigarette harm, media influences, provide positive youth and adult role models, enhance positive self-identity, increase youth self-regulation skills to set healthy behavior goals, and develop protective wellness lifestyles: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/vaping-e-cigarette-prevention-plus-wellness-media-campaign

Vape Prevention Resources, Zeptive

Description: National and state resources and links provided: https://www.zeptive.com/vape-prevention-resources

Vaping Prevention Resource, UNC Lineburger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Description: Provides content on what works, a vaping prevention framework, health communications, a resource hub, and a media gallery: https://vapingprevention.org/

The Real Cost of E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, FDA

Description: A campaign designed to educate youth about the dangers of e-cigarette use. The campaign addresses the “cost-free” mentality in middle and high schoolers with messages about the health consequences and risks of addiction from using e-cigarettes:  https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/real-cost-campaign/real-cost-e-cigarette-prevention-campaign

Vaping (E-Cigarette) PPW Programs, Prevention Plus Wellness

Description: Vaping PPW is a quick and easy to use positive youth development program for prevention and health professionals and parents who want to prevent e-cigarette use and promote healthy lifestyle behaviors and positive identities of youth: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/evidence-based-e-cigarette-prevention-plus-wellness-program

FDA’s Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, FDA

Description: This is a series of actions to stop youth use of tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes, with special focus on three key areas: 1) preventing youth access, 2) curbing marketing, and 3) educating teens about the dangers: https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/youth-and-tobacco/fdas-youth-tobacco-prevention-plan

Tobacco Prevention Tool Kit, Stanford Medicine

Description: Provides and e-cigarette and vape pen module with factsheets: https://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit/curriculum-decision-maker/by-module/E-Cigs.html

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