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Vermont Vaping Clearinghouse

Toolkits

Welcome to the Vaping Prevention Toolkits section of the Vermont Vaping Clearinghouse, a vital resource hub for comprehensive anti-vaping strategies. 

This page, a crucial element of our broad array of anti-vaping resources, offers an array of toolkits designed to aid in the prevention and reduction of vaping. Each toolkit is a compilation of practical resources, including step-by-step guides, educational materials, engagement activities, and awareness campaign ideas

For Schools

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Be Part of the Conversation

Be a Part of the Conversation has been partnering with school leaders and others who care about kids’ health and well-being, in an effort to increase awareness about vaping. “Clearing the Air About Vaping” is intended for parents, educators, health care providers or anyone concerned about this national trend and its impact on youth.

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Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells.

End the Trend

End the Trend works to educate teens, pre-teens and parents about e-cigarettes, a tobacco product that is often glamorized by advertisements targeted at today’s youth. We’re hoping to provoke those exposed to our messaging to have and extend conversations about the potential dangers and related consequences of using e-cigarettes.

How to Talk with Teens About Vaping

Join our guest experts from ETR and Meredith Berkman from PAVe (Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes) for 3 actionable tips in 30 minutes on how to talk with teenagers about vaping in your role as an educator, public health professional, or clinical staff member.

My Choice Matters Vaping Toolkit

The Vaping Toolkit on the My Choice Matters website serves as a central resource for parents, educators, and youth-serving organizations seeking to prevent and address youth vaping. The toolkit provides comprehensive information on the dangers of e-cigarettes, tips for having conversations with youth about vaping, and a selection of strategies to enact community-level change. The ultimate goal is to equip stakeholders with knowledge and tools to protect young people from the adverse effects of vaping.

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Stanford Medicine

Theory-based and evidence-informed curriculums and resources created by educators, parents, youth, and researchers aimed at preventing middle and high school students’ use of tobacco and nicotine.

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes: A Toolkit for Working With Youth

E-cigarette use among youth remains a problem, and FDA’s toolkit for professionals working with youth provides stakeholders with the information they need to help educate their communities about e-cigarettes and their effects on youth.

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes: A Toolkit for Working With Addressing the Dangers of Vaping in Vermont Schools

This PDF toolkit, created by the Vermont Department of Health, is designed to help schools address the problem of youth vaping. The toolkit offers guidance on creating effective policies, provides education and cessation resources for students, and outlines strategies to engage parents and the broader community. Ultimately, the aim of this toolkit is to support schools in reducing vaping rates and promoting a healthier environment for students.

For Communities

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Community Planning Toolkit: Preventing Youth Substance Use and Building Protective Factors

A community planning guide focusing on reducing youth misuse of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and prescription drugs, while supporting efforts to help youth make healthy substance-free choices. This toolkit focuses on the community, policy and systems levels.

For Youth

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My Choice Matters Youth Vaping Toolkit

The Vaping Toolkit for Youth from My Choice Matters aims to directly empower young people against e-cigarettes. It provides clear information about the health risks of vaping and the manipulative marketing tactics used by the tobacco industry. The page encourages teens to take a stand for their health and offers resources to help them quit or resist the pressure to start vaping.

Campaigns

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Down & Dirty

Down and Dirty is a Ready-Made Media Campaign for health organizations in need of an evidence-based rural youth tobacco prevention campaign that can be implemented quickly and cost effectively. Down and Dirty offers an extensive library of Message Packages, each containing all the creative elements necessary to deliver a specific tobacco prevention messages tailored to rural teens, including messages focused on cigarettes, chew, and/or vaping.

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The Truth – Quitting Stories

This section of thetruth.com showcases real stories from young people who have successfully quit vaping or using tobacco products. The stories aim to inspire and motivate others who are on their own quitting journey, creating a sense of community and highlighting that quitting is possible.

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General Resources

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Vaping Prevention Resources and Information

The Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network provides this webpage as a hub for vaping prevention resources and information. It includes national and regional resources, recent health advisories, and tools communities can use to address the vaping epidemic. The goal is to equip prevention professionals, educators, and other stakeholders with the knowledge and strategies they need to effectively combat youth vaping.

Microlearning Toolkit: Vaping Prevention 101

The Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network offers their Microlearning Toolkit: Vaping Prevention 101. This toolkit consists of short, focused lessons on vaping to educate prevention professionals and others concerned about youth e-cigarette use. The lessons provide foundational knowledge on the health effects of nicotine, the public health impact of vaping, and why vaping appeals to young people.