Focus on Vaping and Tobacco
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Publications and Newsletters
Developed by the National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC, this resource reviews the use and differences between traditional tobacco and commercial tobacco in Native American and Alaska Native communities.
Curated by the New England PTTC, this webpage includes the latest health advisories from the CDC, the Surgeon General's office, other federal partners, and tools and resources that can be useful in your community's response to this urgent public health crisis. It also includes information specific to the six New England states.
The Dialogue is designed to inform behavioral and mental health professionals of news and upcoming events in the Central East states. This electronic newsletter is disseminated on the first Tuesday of each month. The October 2019 issue contains an article on vaping.
The Dialogue is designed to inform behavioral and mental health professionals of news and upcoming events in the Central East states. This electronic newsletter is disseminated on the first Tuesday of each month. The May 2019 issue contains an article on vaping and tobacco use.
What you need to know and how to talk to your kids about vaping. This resource was translated into Spanish by the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC in collaboration with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
Recorded Webinars and Videos
Presented by the Northwest PTTC, this webinar presents the latest data on national and regional trends in adolescent and young adult cannabis use and vaping, and also reviews characteristics of the evolving cannabis market. the webinar concludes by discussing the role participants can play in mobilizing community stakeholders to affect cannabis regulatory practices and protect public health.
Presented by the Northwest PTTC, this webinar provides an introduction to e-cigarrettes/vapes, rates of use between youth and adults specific to Washington state, risks associated with use, and prevention intervention points.
This is part one of a four-part webinar series hosted by the Central East PTTC that focuses on emerging drug trends.The landscape of substance use trends is ever changing and it is important for preventionists to be aware of emerging trends and prepare to address them before prevalence becomes widespread. This webinar describes the key national sources of substance use trend data and discusses in detail the emerging trends occurring nationwide and in the Central East region, covering substances such as: opioids, cocaine, methamphetamines, marijuana, tobacco, and non-opioid prescription drugs. This webinar will also introduce topics such as identifying and using local data sources, the role of prevention over the lifecycle of an epidemic, and balancing emerging trends with ongoing epidemics, which will be further discussed in future webinars in this series.
Presented by the Great Lakes PTTC, this webinar explores how this evidence-based communication style can increase capacity to effectively engage people in their own care and make changes to support their health. You will develop a few of the necessary skills to access motivation and strengthen commitment to change. This session will introduce fundamental concepts, and will offer opportunities to improve your communication no matter your current skill level.
Presented by the Great Lakes PTTC, this webinar builds upon Motivational Interviewing’s fundamental concepts and continues development of the necessary skills to access motivation and strengthen commitment to change.
Presented by the National Hispanic and Latino PTTC, this webinar provides an overview of youth vaping including information on what the devices look like, to why vaping is a concern among Latino youth.
Presented by the Mountain Plains PTTC, this webinar discusses the rates of vaping among adolescents and why adolescents vape. You will learn the social and biological consequences of vaping. Lastly, you will learn how to prevent adolescents from vaping.
Presented by the Central East PTTC, this webinar examines the health impacts of e-cigarettes and vaping on adolescents, unique vulnerabilities of LGBTQ youth that may make vaping more prevalent and nicotine addiction more concerning, and explores best practices to support LGBTQ young people in avoiding or quitting their use of e-cigarettes.
Last updated: 02/13/2020