Vaping and e-cigarette use among adolescents is an ongoing health concern that has been labeled a global epidemic. In this week's episode, we discuss vapes and e-cigarettes with Dr. Sheila Goertemoeller who is a Pharmacist, Clinical Toxicologist and Drug Abuse Prevention Specialist. Our conversation includes the harmful effects of vaping, vaping regulations, tips for how parents can talk to their children about vaping, resources for families, and so much more.
To learn more about the Drug and Poison Center, please visit Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center.
For additional resources on how to talk to your teen about vaping and e-cigarettes please visit, Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents (surgeongeneral.gov) and Talk To Your Child About Vaping | American Lung Association.
For more information on E-cigarette regulations, please visit E-cigarettes: Facts, stats and regulations (truthinitiative.org).
For additional resources on a free and confidential way to quit vaping, please visit My Life My Quit - Ohio.