Vaping: What it is and How Healthcare Providers and Communities Can Address the Epidemic (6/23/20 webinar)

Lesson Materials

As the tobacco product marketplace evolves, new products are emerging that deliver nicotine to users in different ways. These products include e-cigarettes/vapes such as JUUL or Puff Bars. In the United States, vaping has quickly become a public health epidemic, but what exactly is vaping and what makes it so popular?

During this webinar we will discuss vaping/e-cigarettes, what these products look like and the ingredients found in e-liquids. We'll review the prevalence of use among adults and youth and how these products impact Hoosier health. At the end of the webinar, we'll share strategies and resources available to help people quit.

• After attending the webinar, participants will have a greater understanding of what vaping products are and can identify what current products look like.
• After attending the webinar, participants will apply the strategies and share resources with providers and/or clients as they assist them with quitting vape products.
• After attending the webinar, participants will describe how vaping impacts persons with behavioral health conditions.

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Speaker: Cathy Blume, Synar & Alcohol Program Director, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA)

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