Webinar: Vaping and Adolescents: The new public health crisis

Crossposted from the School-Based Health Alliance Thursday, January 23,2020 – 2:00pm ET Register Now! The Monitoring the Future Survey (2019) revealed that rates of youth electronic cigarette use had doubled in the prior 2 years. Communities have seen severe medical complications with the use of this new nicotine delivery system.  As youth developed dependence to…

Additional Marijuana and Vaping Resources

Community partners and providers working in school-based health may be interested in the following resources: Youth Empowerment Policy Systems & Environment Prevention Mini-grants Access to these resources can be provided by contacting Erin James with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services: Youth leadership toolkits for adults who work with youth clubs and prevention groups Marijuana…

Vaping Talking Points from DOH

As of October 1, 2019 the Washington State Department of Health has released Vaping Associated Lung Injury Talking Points. These include key health and safety messages; recommendations for the public; and current updates on local and national investigations. Related, the Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program (YMPEP) has announced the 2019 Youth-Led Community Mini-Grants, which close on…