Vaping resources

Focus on Vaping and Tobacco

 

 

blue square with white silhouette of person at a computer desk  Live Webinars

V-TECH Meet the Experts: Emerging Issues Around Vaping

Presented by the Mountain Plains PTTC, this webinar will review the latest research findings on vaping-associated lung injury, future studies on this topic, existing evidence-based or promising vaping prevention programs, and national and state laws around e-cigarettes and vaping within the HHS Region 8 states. The webinar will be held on February 26, 2020 and pre-registration is required.  

 


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  Publications and Newsletters

 

Connecting Prevention Specialists to Native Communities: Sacred and Ceremonial Use of Tobacco in Native American Communities

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. 

 

Vaping Prevention Resources and Information

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: The Central East eNewsletter, October 2019

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: The Central East eNewsletter, May 2019

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.

 

(In Spanish) Lo Que Usted Necesita Saber y Como Hablarle a Sus Hijos Acerca de Vapear

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.


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  Recorded Webinars and Videos

 

The Vaping Epidemic: Troubling Trends and Their Implications for Youth Cannabis Use Prevention and Policy - A Call to Action

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. 

 

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: The Mechanics of Use, Risks to Youth, and Prevention Efforts

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.

 

Emerging Drug Trends Part 1 of 4: Understanding What National and State Data Tells Us

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.

 

Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation: Part 1

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.

 

Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation: Part 2

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.

 

Vaping 101 and Latino Youth: Devices, Risks, Prevention Efforts, and Solutions

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.

 

Vaping among Adolescents: What We Know and What We Don't

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.

 

Vaping and LGBTQ Youth

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