NEWS + EVENTS

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.

Be a Hero: Take Time to Praise a Child

Be A Hero: Connecting with children each day lowers the chance for them to engage in risky behavior later in life. Whether you’re a parent, relative, teacher or friend, the time you spend with kids matters.

To learn more visit the website here: https://bemyherotoday.com/

 

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

Adult Educational Video on Vaping

Parents Get Educated Video- Juuling and Vaping- Part 1

At Healthy Lincoln County in Damariscotta we have been working to provide parents with more resources on vaping. Over the past year vaping has taken over middle and high schools across the nation. In this short video, 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

Self-Care Isn’t Just for Yourself