Training & Events

VAPING: Facts a parent must know to keep kids safe

Jan 01, 1970 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems are the newest trend in youth substance use and, unfortunately, the majority of kids see them as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. This workshop will give parents the facts they need to know to reverse this trend and keep their kids safe.

What you’ll learn:

  • History of vaping devices
  • Effect of nicotine on the adolescent brain
  • How e-cig companies are targeting our teens
  • Vaping devices recently confiscated in local schools
  • How vaping devices are used to ingest concentrated forms of marijuana
  • Industrial chemicals detected in vaping liquids


  • Heidi Driscoll, South Kingstown Prevention Partnership Coordinator, has given workshops on vaping to parents, locally and nationally.
  • Officer Scott Sullivan, Portsmouth Police Department
  • Officer Liam Black, Tiverton Police Department

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