Did you Know?
- MDH reported that for the first time in nearly 17 years youth tobacco rates increased in 2018, largely due to the 50% increase in teen e-cigarette use.
Did you know that in a recent student survey, 87% of middle/high school students felt their parents would think it was wrong for them to use e-cigarettes?
The numerous health impacts from aerosolized products combined with the addictive nature of nicotine can have long-lasting impacts on youth brain development.
Vape devices have nicotine in them, as well as other chemicals like formaldehyde.
Resources for Parents:
Videos about E-cigarettes/Vaping:
Presentations for groups or organizations:
Austin Positive Action Coalition (APAC) and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) have collaborated and created a presentation discussing the dangers of vaping and how it affects a young developing brain. If your group, club or organization is interested in learning more please contact:
Community Health Specialist
email@example.com | 507.440.9240