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CDC Update on Vaping Related Illnesses (1/17/2020)

Info on EVALI (lung related illness) (1/28/2020)

The Vaping Crisis:  A Current Look at the Epidemic (11/13/19)

 The New Trend - Nicotine Toothpicks (posted 2/5/19)
Know the New Danger Nicotine Toothpicks

- Teen Vaping:  What You Need to Know (posted 11/12/18)
What you Need to Know Link

- JUUL Factsheet (posted 11/7/18)
JUULing: What Pediatricians and Families Need to Know

- FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of e-cigarette use (posted 9/14/18)
FDA Press Announcement on e-Cigarettes

-US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes and candy (posted 5/17/18) 
6 ABC News story warning on liquid nicotine packaging

-From NBC News (posted 3/13/18) Teens Inhale Cancer-Causing Chemicals
NBC News story on teens Inhale Cancer Causing Chemicals e-Cigarettes

- From USA today (posted 2/20/18)
USA JUUL Vaping Device

- Concerns Explode Over New Health Risks of Vaping  
Science News for Students article on Concerns Explode Over New Health Risks Vaping

- Talking with Your Teen About Vaping: A Parent Tip Guide
Surgeon General ECigarette_Parent Tip Sheet

- #dontgetvapedin

- From the CDC 
CDC features on e-cigarettes on young people

Drugs & Alcohol

- What Parents Should Know About Teens, Drinking and Drugs (posted 11/12/18)
Child Mind Institute article on What Parents Should Know About Teens, Drinking and Drugs

- Potent Pot Raises Concerns for Parents (Dabbing) (posted 5/23/18)
Potent Pot Raises Concerns for Parents Link

- Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opiods: A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use (posted 4/17/18)
Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opiods Link

- Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts (SAMHSA information sheet for teens and preteens) (posted 4/11/18)
SAMHSA Underage Drinking Myth verses Facts

Hidden in Plain Sight- search this teen's room for clues that might indicate drug or alcohol abuse
Hidden in Plain Sight Link

- Keeping student athletes safe against opioids
Opiod Use and Misuse Educational Fact Sheet on Keeping Student Athletes Safe Against Opioids Link

- National Institute on Drug Abuse 
NIDA for Teens Parents: Facts on Teen Drug Use

- Marijuana Concentrates (Dabs): Information Pamphlet from the DEA
DEA pamphlet on Marijuana Concentrates

- Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS); as discussed by Dr. Jennifer Chuang during our vaping presentation
Recent Rise-Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome