Parents and Community

Stay informed about the youth e-cigarette crisis and prevention efforts

The Facts About Vaping: What Every Parent Should Know

Access the resources below to learn more about the vaping crisis and ensure communities stay informed.

Parents and Community

We know that parents and guardians play a critical role in influencing a child’s decision-making. The Parent and Community Toolkit is created for use at Parent Nights, Back-to-School Nights, PTA/PTO meetings, or other community events to share the facts about the dangers of vaping. Inside you’ll find tools to help guide the conversation and ignite discussion on how to help your community Be Vape Free.

Share the facts, statistics, and a message from the former Surgeon General, who declared e-cigarette use among youth an epidemic in the United States.

Parent/Community Video

This video provides basic information about the youth vaping epidemic, e-cigarettes and vaping prevention efforts that can be utilized by parents and communities. The video may be used alone, or paired with the Powerpoint presentation and Toolkit below.

Parent and Community Toolkit


Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigs)

Parents and Community
18 minutes

Download the “Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigs)” PowerPoint slides to share directly with parents/guardians, educators, or community members as a self-serve option.

Parent Slides
En Espanol

This toolkit is a way for parents to learn more about the vaping epidemic, gauge their child's risk of trying e-cigarettes, and find the best strategy for them to talk to their child about e-cigarettes.

Parent Toolkit
En Espanol

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