This past September, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner declared e-cigarette use an epidemic among teens. Resurrection College Prep is beginning its campaign to address teen use of vaping products by sharing information with parents. Later this school year, speakers and presentations about e-cigarettes and vaping will occur for students, staff and parents.

Below is some general information about vaping and you can read a press release from the City of Chicago Mayor's Office about its efforts to address this growing concern.

 




TALK TO YOUR TEEN ABOUT VAPING AND NICOTINE

 



Quick Recap:

  • Talk to your teen about this new epidemic that is placing her at a higher risk of nicotine dependence;
  • Watch for signs of nicotine use, and
  • Intervene immediately if you discover Juuls or Phix devices or small bottles of liquid labelled as fruit or candy flavored.