Vermont Vaping Clearinghouse
Resources for Parents
In today’s fast-paced age, parents often find themselves on the frontline, battling influences and trends that can impact the well-being of their teens. One such concern is the rise of vaping. This page is designed as a trusted haven for parents seeking to understand and counteract the appeal of e-cigarettes and vapes. We have provided a link to vetted resources to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed to guide your teen towards making informed and healthy choices. Dive in to discover how you can be your teen’s strongest ally against the allure of vaping.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
American Lung Association
Tips and Tricks for Parents
Tips and tricks on how to start the important conversation about substance misuse before it starts.
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.
Talk – They Hear You
Lots of great tools to help you start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs at a young age.
My Life My Quit
Resources for parents/guardians on how to talk to kids about vaping and the harm it does.
No Safe Vape
With the growing number of vaping-related illnesses and deaths, “No Safe Vape” aims to educate young people and their families about the dangers of vaping and to provide resources for those seeking further information or help quitting.
Parents Against Vaping
Resources for schools/educators.
Parents Against Vaping & E-Cigs (PAVE)
Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes (PAVe) is a national advocacy and education organization powered by volunteers.
Parent Up Vermont
The ParentUp campaign has a lot of great information for parents and caregivers on the health impacts of youth substance use (including alcohol and cannabis) and helpful tips on how to address this with their children.
Partnership to End Addiction
What You need to Know and How to Talk with Your Kids About Vaping. The information here and in the vaping guide is meant to help you understand vaping, its appeal to youth and what research says about the known and unknown risks.
Vaping: What Families Need to Know
smokeSCREEN: A smoking and vaping prevention videogame
A smoking/vaping prevention video-game for kids aged 10 to 16 from the Yale Center for Health and Learning Games.
Students Against Vaping (SAVE)
To educate young people about dangers of flavored e-cigarettes and warn them about the dangers of vaping & warn them about the predatory behavior of e-cigarette companies towards teens.
US Surgeon General
Tip Sheet for Parents
A tip sheet from the Surgeon General on how to discuss vaping and the harms it has.
Tobacco Education Resource Library
VAPING PREVENTION & EDUCATION Access free resources for teachers, students, and parents to learn more about the dangers of vaping nicotine.