This helpful article from Child Mind Institute includes how adults can talk to teens about the harmful effects of vaping

Teen Vaping: What You Need to Know

 

What You Need to Know Before Your Child Has Surgery

This overview from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is intended to help you know what questions to ask when a healthcare provider recommends or prescribes a pain reliever for your child, and how to be sure that your child takes the medication as prescribed without misusing the medication or sharing it with others.

When Opioid Pain Relievers Are Prescribed For Your Child: What You Should Know

 

E-Cigarette and Vaping Facts

Check out Casco Bay CAN’s Vaping Prevention resource page, here!

How to Teach Social and Emotional Skills All Day
1) Be intentional
2) Create a warm classroom culture
3) Focus on relationships
4) Make discipline more inclusive
5) Broaden your definition of student success
6) Advocate for change on the school and system level

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Vaping isn’t considered safe for teens because your brain is still developing and can expose you to toxic substances and nicotine.

Exposure to nicotine and toxic substances in vaping devices can cause your breathing to become rapid and shallow, as well as increase heart rate and blood pressure.  The vapor can contain volatile organic compounds, flavoring such as diacetyl which is a chemical linked to a serious lung disease and heavy metals such as nickel, tin and lead. Nicotine use can also rewire the brain, which can impact your concentration, learning and impulse control.

Parent/Adult Vaping Educational Video Part 2

Parents Get Educated Video- Part 2- Vaping and Juuling- What to look for

Over the past year vaping has taken over middle and high schools across the nation. In this short video- part 2 in our series- parents can learn about the most popular vaping device, JUUL. Know how it works, what to look for, and how you can prevent your child from getting hooked. #KnowledgeIsPower

Posted by Healthy Lincoln County on Monday, January 14, 2019