Youth

How to Quit Vaping-or Help Someone Quit- During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Truth Initiative, 2020 “With the coronavirus pandemic occurring at a time of record-high youth vaping in the United States, many, including the nation’s doctor, have raised concerns about whether e-cigarette use could make young people more susceptible to the... read more

The Real Cost of Vaping

Food and Drug Administration, 2020 As an educator, you can play an active role in fighting the teen vaping epidemic. FDA research suggests that when teachers talk about the health consequences of e-cigarettes and schools enforce anti-vaping policies, students may be... read more

Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, April 2020 When children and youth watch news on TV about an infectious disease outbreak, read about it in the news, or overhear others discussing it, they can feel scared, confused, or anxious—as much as... read more

Raising Healthy Teens: Coronavirus Special Edition

Kent & South County Prevention Coalitions, March 2020 It’s hard to turn on the TV or radio these days without being bombarded by news about the coronavirus outbreak. The steady stream of information can be overwhelming, creating a very stressful environment,... read more

Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, December 2019 This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best... read more

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