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GENERAL INFORMATION

National Institute on Drug Abuse
General information about e-cigarettes/vaping/JUULing
https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes

Know the Risks
Surgeon’s general’s website on e-cigarettes and young people
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Information about tobacco products and regulations
https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm

Safer ≠ Safe | truth
Do you know the truth about vaping/JUULing?
https://www.thetruth.com/quizzes/vaping-juuling

The Real Cost
Information about vaping/JUULing
https://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs.gov/?g=t

Rethink Vape Posters/Flyers
PDF images of Rethink Vape as informational posters or flyers.
https://www.rethinkvape.org/posters_flyers

Tobacco 21
In the United States, the minimum age to purchase tobacco products – including e-cigarettes – is now 21. For details visit:
https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/retail-sales-tobacco-products/selling-tobacco-products-retail-stores

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Parent-Information-Sheet 

     

Information from the Surgeon General
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_ECig_ParentTipsheet_508.pdf
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/2016_SGR_Fact_Sheet_508.pdf
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/2016_SGR_ECig_FAQ_508.pdf

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
What parents need to know
https://drugfree.org/parent-blog/the-teen-vaping-trend-what-parents-need-to-know/

KidsHealth
General information for parents about e-cigarettes/vaping
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/e-cigarettes.html?WT.ac=p-ra

New York Times
How to talk with teenagers about vaping
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/well/family/how-to-talk-with-teenagers-about-vaping.html

Addiction Education Society
How to talk with teenagers about vaping
https://addictioneducationsociety.org/how-to-talk-to-your-teen-about-vaping/

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Information about JUULing and teens
https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/700childrens/2018/03/juuling-what-parents-need-to-know-about-the-latest-teen-trend

Physician Advocacy Network
Info-graphic for parents – talking to their teens about vaping
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5759add08a65e2dfe9ee213c/t/5a5fa88c8165f524df9020d5/1533656390301/Talk+to+Kids+about+Vaping+infographic+1-5-18.pdf

Public Health Insider
How to talk to your kids about vaping
https://publichealthinsider.com/2018/08/14/tips-from-teachers-how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-vaping/

RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

Educator-Information-Sheet

         

Stanford Medicine: Tobacco Prevention Toolkit
The Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit provides modules for tobacco and nicotine education including e-Cigs/Vapes & Pod-Based devices (JUUL, for instance).
https://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit/E-Cigs.html

Scholastic
A teacher’s guide – including lesson plans – regarding e-cigarettes
http://headsup.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-e-cigarettes-what-you-need-to-know

Physician Advocacy Network
Provides lesson plans and resources for educators of middle and high school students about vaping and the potential harms associated with it.
http://www.panmn.org/teachers/

HEALTH SMART VIRGINIA
Curriculum and instructional resources for vaping/e-cigarette prevention
https://healthsmartva.org/alcohol-tobacco-drug-use-prevention-school

Making Smoking History. Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Toolkit for schools including administrators and educators. Policy. Lesson plans. FAQs.
http://makesmokinghistory.org/dangers-of-vaping/schools/

Edutopia
General information for educators regarding vaping education.
https://www.edutopia.org/article/schools-respond-rise-student-vaping

CATCH. CATCH My Breath.
A prevention program for middle and high school students.
https://catchinfo.org/modules/e-cigarettes/

EduRisk: United Educators
About school tobacco policies
https://www.edurisksolutions.org/blogs/?Id=3760

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY)
Nicotine Products Prevention Modules
http://vfhy.org/tobacco/nicotine-products-prevention-modules

MaineHealth
Basic facts you need to know
https://mainehealth.org/healthy-communities/learning-resource-center/blog/the-new-drug-delivery-system-in-schools

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Basic facts about vaping.
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/healthy_heart/know_your_risks/5-truths-you-need-to-know-about-vaping

Y Street
Info for high school students and club advisers
https://ystreet.org/

24/7
Resources, toolkits and signage for schools to be tobacco-free twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.
https://247campaignva.com/resources/

Office of Public Instruction – Montana
A list of resources for parents and teachers
http://opi.mt.gov/Families-Students/Family-Student-Support/Tobacco-Use-Prevention/Electronic-Cigarettes

RESOURCES FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Health-Professional-Information-Sheet

     

Know the Risks: Surgeon General
Resources. Answers to commonly asked patient questions.
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_E-Cig_Health_Care_Provider_Card_508.pdf

The Journal of Nurse Practitioners
A guide for nurses.
https://www.npjournal.org/article/S1555-4155(17)30269-6/pdf   ** Some of this information is outdated. However, the intake interview is still helpful but may be more aimed at adults.

American Medical Association
Key messages for physicians
https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/public-health/physicians-have-key-role-warning-kids-e-cigs-dangers

CDC: E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products Visual Dictionary
For educating public health officials and healthcare providers; highlights e-cigarette or vaping product generations and substances used in devices
https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/pdfs/ecigarette-or-vaping-products-visual-dictionary-508.pdf 

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Drug facts
https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes